Monthly Archives: November 2013

Holmes CC men move to 5-2 with big win

From school reports   The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up their fifth win of the season Thursday night to improve to 5-2 overall with an 82-67 win over the Hinds Community College Bulldogs. Holmes had four players in double…

Calendar of Events

NARFE cancelled National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will not meet in November as previously scheduled. Christmas Sale Mathiston United Methodist Dec. 7 Come join us for our Christmas Craft & Bake Sale in the Fellowship Hall of the…

Ackerman Christmas Parade set for December 5

From staff reports   With the countdown to Christmas underway, the Town of Ackerman will celebrate with its annual Christmas Parade. The Town of Ackerman Christmas will be Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m. in downtown Ackerman. This year’s theme…

Panthers run way past Lumberton in Class 1A Playoffs

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   After watching Lumberton High School on film all week, French Camp Academy head coach Nathan Wright went into Friday night’s MHSAA Class 1A State Playoff contest expecting a lot of speed. That’s what…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I have been studying Act I of The Life and Death of King John in which guests come to the palace. First, Chatillon, an ambassador from France, refers to John’s…

Choctaw County hoopsters have busy week ahead

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   While the Chargers and Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School won’t be playing any basketball games this week, their schedule is full the week after the Thanksgiving Holidays. The CCHS squads are…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 39 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week. 11/15/13  Robert Cox   W/M    7/16/88 CSO  Susp. D.L. 11/17/13  Larry Daniels B/M   10/16/50  CSO Simple Assault, & Bench Warrants X 4 11/18/13  Thomas Johnson W/M   5/9/86  CSO Susp. D.L. & No Proof…

MSU chemical engineering students receive honors

STARKVILLE, Miss.—For the 13th consecutive year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers awarded Mississippi State University a 2013 Outstanding Student Chapter Award. The recognition is based on the group’s exceptional enthusiasm, quality, professionalism and service. Only 16, about 8 percent,…