Monthly Archives: April 2014

Canned vegetable food drive underway

2014 food drive shows' class

From Press Reports

Mississippi has the highest rate of people facing food insecurity in the U.S. That means, the people in those homes might sometimes go without food because of a lack of money or other resources. Choctaw County has … Read more

Choctaw County helps with Winston tornado damage

Volunteer goes back to repair his chainsaw after cutting dozens of trees.

By Joseph McCain
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Several dozen emergency workers and volunteers from Choctaw County rushed to Winston County Monday, April 28 to help with the cleanup of two tornadoes that ripped through Winston county.
Choctaw and Winston counties have … Read more

Fiddle Contest to be held at Pine Tree

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest will be held during this year’s Choctaw Co. Pine Tree Music Festival on June 7 at 1 p.m. For those that are not familiar with the name, here … Read more

5K Run/Walk to be held at Musicfest

Runnin-for-the-Hills-logo

From press & staff reports

French Camp Academy, The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, and Camp of the Rising Sun are excited to be the sponsoring charities of the Runnin’ for the Hills 5K. They’ve designed a run that is … Read more

Reading fun

ETV 005

ETV 003On April 17, 2014, Maggie Stevenson and Sheila Brown from Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) visited Weir Elementary. The purpose of the visit was to encourage students to read and become lifelong readers. During the … Read more

Chamber hosts workshop

Attendees at the workshop.

From Press Reports

A large crowd attended the workshop entitled “ Working from Home – The Ins and Outs of Tele-Work” that was held at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 24.
The instructor was Duan Walker … Read more

1st place

MS Mustangs pic

MS Mustangs 10 yr. old team traveled to Philadelphia, MS on Saturday, April 12 & 13 and took 1st place in the 82 Challenge Showdown in P Town. They would like to thank the… Read more