Monthly Archives: November 2012

Surviving the holidays seminar

By Press Reports Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died? Our Surviving the Holidays seminar will help you prepare for the challenges that can make this time of…

French Camp aims for winning streak to continue

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer All that separates the French Camp Panthers from a trip to Mississippi Memorial Stadium in Jackson is three more wins. The Panthers have claimed the Class 1A, Region 2, District 3 title and are…

Ackerman take big win in first round of playoffs

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians made a statement last Friday with a 38-0 shutout win in the first round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 2A playoffs. The Region 2 Indians hosted the Region…

The Civil War – New prospect grays history

By C.J. Johnson The following originally appeared in the Plaindealer in April 1956. It was taken from Chapter 42 of History of Winston County, written by William T. Lewis, and published in 1876. Originally, the New Prospect community was in…

Election Day less than one week away

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Election Day, November 6, is less than one week away. Registered voters in Choctaw County are reminded to please vote at your precinct on Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.…

Ribbon cutting introduces Quantum Choctaw Power

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Choctaw County Economic Development District, recently hosted a “State of the Power Markets” luncheon sponsored by Quantum Utility Generation for regional economic development stakeholders in Ackerman. Following…

Christmas Open House details announced

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Stay on top of your Christmas shopping by starting early and shopping locally at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 8. Thirteen members from the Chamber of…

Bond payments due earlier than expected

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer October 15 meeting The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors is required to make payments on the bonds in 2013 that they were not expecting until 2014. In the October 15 board meeting, Chris McIntire,…

Lions near end of season with loss

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Weir Lions hosted the West Lowndes Panthers at Marion Kelley for their final home game. The Lions were defeated by the Panthers, 14-7. Weir stayed competitive throughout the matchup. The Lion defense gave…