Monthly Archives: September 2013

Obituaries

Mrs. Sarah Lue Billups Wednesday September 4, 2013 Funeral Service for Mrs. Sarah Lue Billups, 89, were held at Mt. Bell M. B. Church, Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 2:00 Pm. Officiating was Rev. Billy J. Clay. Burial followed in…

Mathiston to host annual beauty pageant

By Press Reports   The Civic League of Mathiston has planned their annual beauty pageant, Miss and Mister Mathiston All Crown Pageant, for Saturday, October 12. The pageant will begin at 2 PM with the doors opening at noon and…

‘Reflections of the universe at Rainwater observatory

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “REFLECTIONS OF THE UNIVERSE”. This presentation will be given on Friday, September 13, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of…

Holmes falls to 0-2 with loss to top-ranked Gulf Coast

By Steve Diffey Special to the Plaindealer   PERKINSTON —- It was a dogfight here Thursday night as the Holmes Community College battled the No. 1 ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs in a non-division game. Gulf Coast capitalized…

Lady Chargers have two matches this week

: By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School varsity volleyball team was looking for its second win of the season this week as they hosted Amory on Monday and Williams-Sullivan on Thursday, before hosting Caledonia…

Grenada Lake annual drawdown accelerated

From Press Reports   The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accelerate the annual drawdown of Grenada Lake by one month in order to perform dam maintenance. The corps has increased the amount of water released…

Calendar of Events

Composting for Your Home & Garden Sept. 12 What’s in your dirt? Does your soil need a boost or a little conditioner to make your plants flourish? Join Dr. Bill Evans, Truck Crops Experiment Station, as he shares why and…

MEMA unveils public alerting tools

From Press Reports   Gov. Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency have unveiled two new public alerting tools aimed at helping citizens prepare for emergencies, and warn them of impending threats directly through their smartphones. During a news…

Supes sell and purchase motor graders

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   A bid opening was held to sell three county motors. The first bids were to sell two 2011 motor graders for District 2. Bids were: Dean Co. $153, 250 for 2011 (27) and…