Monthly Archives: November 2013

Panthers win thriller to move into second round

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The French Camp Academy football team shouldn’t have had any trouble sleeping on the bus on the long ride home after taking a come-from-behind 37-34 win over Bogue Chitto in the first round…

Lady Panthers open season with solid win

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The French Camp Academy girls basketball team overcame a good case of first-half butterflies on Saturday afternoon to post a convincing 51-29 win over Winona in the Ethel Classic. The Lady Panthers held…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 17 incident offense reports and 62 miscellaneous incident reports for the last two weeks. 11/8/13      JUVONTA ROBINSON    B/M    11/17/90    CSO   RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY X 4, BURGLARY OF A BUILDING, GRAND LARCENY & PETIT LARCENY 11/9/13      DAMEON…

WES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

By Press Reports   Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with the theme “Too Smart to Start Drugs” Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Students & staff received red ribbons and rubber wrist bands with drug free messages to wear all week.…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 22 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Lumberton at French Camp 7 p.m. — Louisville at Cleveland East Side 7 p.m. — Eupora at Baldwyn Prep Basketball 4 p.m. — Grace Christian at Jackson Victors 6 p.m. — Choctaw…

November is National Diabetes Month

Submitted by   Juli Hughes, County Coordinator Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337   Diabetes is a serious disease and the leading cause of adult onset blindness, amputations and a significant contributor to heart disease, kidney disease…

Supes discuss MOB lease payment

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Concerns with Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw were part of the November 12 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting. Rick Jenkins addressed the board with a follow-up from the October 21 Supervisor meeting…

Christmas Parade entry forms available

By Staff and Press Reports   With only three weeks until the annual Ackerman Christmas Parade, Town Hall encourages people, organizations, churches, etc. to fill out parade entry forms. This year’s parade will be Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m.…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I am learning about John, the King of England from 1199 until 1216. Watching the Shakespeare play The Life and Death of King John and following along in the playbook…