Monthly Archives: November 2013

Civil War – The Charge of the Mule Brigade

Submitted by C.J. Johnson   During the four years of the War Between the States, there were rare nighttime battles. In October 1863, in Marion and Hamilton Counties, Tennessee and Dade County, Georgia, perhaps the best known overnight battle occurred…

Quality care top goal at Pioneer Hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is proud to offer quality care to Choctaw County residents and area patients. “Quality, safety and good care is one of Pioneer’s prime goals,” said Allen Gamble, PCH-Choctaw…

Order tree seedlings

Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District   The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2014. Orders for seedlings must be placed before Tuesday, December 3, 2013 The tree…

CCSO assists with missing teenager, later found dead

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department assisted Montgomery County with a missing teen who was later found dead. James Nail, 19, of Montgomery County was reported missing last Friday and later that day found…

Holmes takes win in last game of regular season

By Steve Diffey HCC Sports Information Director   The Holmes Community College Bulldogs ended the regular season by winning its last three out of five games after defeating Coahoma Community College here, 48-21. The Bulldogs piled up 500 yards of…

Last day as Chamber director

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   I regretfully announce my last day as Executive Director of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be Wednesday, October 30. I have recently accepted a position at Mississippi…

Obituaries

Mr. Charles P. Smith October 21, 2013 Funeral services for Mr. Charles P. Smith, 89, were held Wednesday October 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home with Reverend Donnie Davis officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near…

MSU Deer Lab launches food plot planting app

Wildlife managers can get expert tips on what to plant in food plots year-round with a new app from the Mississippi State University Deer Lab. Bronson Strickland, a wildlife management specialist with the MSU Extension Service, said he wanted to…