Monthly Archives: September 2013

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 25 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week. 8/31/13 TRISTAN A SANDERS B/M 12/5/85 CSO 72 HR IDENTITY HOLD 8/31/13   CURTIS MOSLEY B/M  3/27/87 MDOC HOLD FOR MDOC 8/31/13  …

County tax levy set with no tax increase

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County tax levy was set with no tax increase for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. In the August 30 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved a millage rate of 79.09…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union 7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston 7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS 7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater 7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville 7…

Slow start costs Choctaw County in loss to Vikings

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Coach Adam Dillinger expects his Chargers to open this week’s game at Union with a little more excitement than they did last Friday night in a 31-21 loss to homestanding North Pontotoc. “We…

Lady Panthers slowly getting ready for district play

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   It’s a little more than two weeks before the French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team opens district play, and first-year head coach Sarah Skidmore says her Lady Panthers are gaining experience as they…

MSU library technology available to all

From Press Reports   Mitchell Memorial Library offers patrons so much more than printed materials: it’s the technological center of Mississippi State, housing the latest hardware, software and multimedia equipment. And the best part is — the university library is…

Pack food safety with your tailgate party

Submitted by:  Juli Hughes, County Coordinator Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County  662-285-6337   Now that football season is starting up across the country, tailgaters are firing up their grills and breaking out their hamburgers, hot dogs and…

Research is impacted by natural disasters

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications   In a state where tornadoes, hurricanes and floods are regular — although unwanted — visitors, Mississippi State University has plans for how to preserve data and ongoing research projects. Hurricane Katrina’s Aug. 29…