Monthly Archives: November 2013

NTWF donates to Broken Wings

Pictured presenting Brother Roger Griffith with the donation are Patty Draper, Committee Member; Glennis Wood, Choctaw County NWTF Women in the Outdoors Chairman, and Johnny Draper, County Chairman.

The Choctaw County National Wild Turkey Federation made a donation of $250 to Broken Wings as part of their Turkeys for Needy Families Project.

These funds, which were raised from activities at their annual banquet, will be used by Broken … Read more

Shumaker First Down Friday gift basket winner



The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Akeba Shumaker of Ackerman, who was selected as the winner of the November First Down Friday drawing. With a MSU theme, Ms. Shumaker’s basket, was filled with an array … Read more

Veterans honored at program

Veterans stand as they hear the theme music of their branch of service during the Armed Forces Medley.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


“To veterans today, thank you for what you have done for us and future generations yet to be born,” said Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joseph H. Loper.

Judge Loper served as the guest … Read more

WES Reading Fair winners

Overall 1st grade winner in the WES Reading Fair is Elisha Miller.

By Press Reports


Weir Elementary School held their annual Reading Fair on October 30. Students in grades 3 – 6 participated in the fair.

The following students won first place in the fair: (This is picture 004)

Fiction category … Read more

French Camp Academy Track finishes strong

Pictured from left to right: Anna Sheffield, Abigail Holman, Brooke Meer, Catherine Bell, Allyse Rogers, Alexis Davis, and Coach Hugh Long. 

From press reports


French Camp Academy boys XC Team finished their running season Saturday at the State Championship meet in Jackson, MS at Choctaw Trails. The boys’ team were ranked second most of the season in the 1A Division. … Read more