Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pink Event details announced

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw announces details for The Pink Event to be held October 29 from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. The hospital encourages everyone to come to The Pink Event at the hospital…

Future bright for Chargers volleyball

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   Despite dropping a 3-0 decision to homestanding Lafayette County in the first round of the MHSAA State Volleyball Playoffs, Choctaw County High School head coach Gary Beals says he likes the way his…

October is breast cancer awareness month

Written by: Josephine Tate, Noxubee County Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County  662-285-6337   All women are at risk for breast cancer, even those who don’t have a family history of the disease. That’s…

School Board approves name badges

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County School Board discussed a couple changes to board policy revisions and additions in their October 14 board meeting. School Board Member Laura Gibbs said she did not agree with the…

WFCA FM 108 Day this Saturday, October 26

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The annual WFCA FM108 Day in French Camp is planned for Saturday, October 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. WFCA FM 108 Day is a day of fundraising for the WFCA radio station that…

Civil War – CSS Hunley submarine sinks

Submitted by C.J. Johnson   On October 15, 1863 the first combat submarine to successfully sink an enemy ship sank. All eight crewmen on board the Hunley died during a practice run, while spectators watched. Historic Navy Ships Association provides…