Monthly Archives: December 2013

EMCCC and Yokohama to host employment sessions

MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College will host two information sessions Dec. 21 at its Golden Triangle campus regarding future job opportunities at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and are open … Read more

Proper document disposal helps prevent identity theft

By Kaitlyn Byrne

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE – With a new year approaching, many people are adopting an “out with the old” attitude and throwing away dated documents, and it is important to dispose of these papers properly.… Read more

Civil War – Letters from Choctaw County men to home

Four letters from or about Alexander William Thompson (who died from wounds from the Battle of Franklin, TN); he was a member of the New Prospect Grays, part of the 5th Mississippi Infantry. These letters were in Mrs. Virginia Patterson … Read more

Calendar of Events

No 5th Sunday Night Singing

Providence Baptist Church announces that there will be no 5th Sunday night singing for December (Dec. 29). Bro. Randle Poss, pastor.

Fantabulous Me National Pageant

Jan. 18

The Fantabulous Me National Pageant will be held … Read more

Louisville Wildcats makes history with 16-0 record

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


It’s hard to make football history in Louisville, but that’s just what the 2013 Louisville High School Wildcats did on Saturday as they completed a 16-0 season — the first ever for the … Read more

Mississippi Horse Park earns award from racers

MISSISSIPPI STATE – To find out how important packed dirt is on a rodeo floor, just ask a barrel racer whose horse has just fallen in a timed event.

Riders recently named the Mississippi Horse Park at Mississippi State University … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 125 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports in the past two weeks.


12/7/13   MARCUS TAYLOR   B/M  12/15/81   MBN    MDOC … Read more

Turkey winner


Danita Douglas won a smoked turkey from Sonny’s Smokehouse during the recent Turkey and Tinsel. Sonny Strickland presented Douglas with the turkey on November 27. Douglas said winning the turkey was a “delicious blessing.” Submitted photo



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