Monthly Archives: November 2013

Lady Panthers finish fifth in state cross-country meet

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Four French Camp Academy girls posted a time in the low 19-minute range as the Lady Panthers took fifth place in the girls division of the MHSAA Class 1A State Cross-Country Championships held … Read more

Military notes

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Corey J. Patton

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Corey J. Patton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included … Read more

Christmas Trees needed for Holiday Open House

From press reports


It’s that time of the year again.

Our annual Holiday Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 12 at the Choctaw County Library.

We would like businesses along with school groups, church groups and other organizations … Read more

Young Lady Chargers look to open hoop season Saturday

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


It’s virtually unheard of that a basketball team lose 10 starters all in the same year, but that’s just the situation coach Gary Beals and his Choctaw County High School Lady Panthers are … Read more

Barlow shares online success tips

Attendees at the meeting.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Recently, Tonya Barlow of Tonya Barlow Jewelry shared some of her online success with Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce members.

She discussed how important having an interactive website is and how Facebook has … Read more

Colton wins big at State Championship


By Staff and Press Reports

Colton Mewbourn, age 8, of Ackerman, competed on September 8 at the Equine Center in Jackson in the state championship.

Colton competes in the Beginner Poles and Barrels 8 and under. In this class, at … Read more

Flag Donation


Woodmen of the World Field Representative Evelyn McGee recently presented a Christian and American Flag set to Pastor Randle Poss of Providence Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS.

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Girlfriends greet hit the road




Thanks again to Pastor and First Lady Bill & Charlotte Taylor. The GIRLFRIENDS GREET hit the road for a marvelous trip in the Bethlehem bus! We traveled over to the Delta stopping first at McCarty Pottery in Merigold. … Read more

Mississippi celebrated Red Ribbon Week 2013

October 23rd through 31st marks Red Ribbon Week 2013. It’s the largest drug prevention campaign in the United States, and one of the most effective for preventing tobacco use among youth. This observance is celebrated throughout local middle and high Read more