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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 17 incident offense reports and 62 miscellaneous incident reports for the last two weeks.


11/9/13      … Read more

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. … Read more

Sports schedules


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 … Read more

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 and … Read more

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 … Read more

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. … Read more

Holidays offer chance to teach kids to serve others

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications


JACKSON – During the holidays, children often focus on the gifts that await them, but now is the perfect time for parents to reinforce the importance of giving.

“This is a wonderful time … Read more

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 Read more