Monthly Archives: November 2016

AES 4th grade class pardons a Thanksgiving turkey

Submitted by Haley Sanders Ackerman Elementary School This past week in Mrs. Sanders’ 4th grade reading class at Ackerman Elementary School, the students studied about the presidential pardoning of a Thanksgiving Turkey. The students read passages, researched and viewed past…

Calendar of Events

Historical & Genealogical Society meeting Nov. 28 The Choctaw County Historical and Genealogical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. Brandon H. Beck to the Nov. 28 meeting to be held at the Choctaw County Public Library at 12 noon in…

Ugly sweater time is almost here

Submitted by Jan Ballard Mississippi State Extension – Choctaw County By the time you read this, you will have only about two weeks until you can enter the Ugly Christmas Sweater, Ugly Christmas Hat and Folk Fibbery contests at the…

Thanksgiving leading day for home cooking fires

From press reports Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together, but this cooking-focused holiday also presents a greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly four times…

School board update Millcreek agreement

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the Central Office Nov. 14. The meeting began with the adoption of the agenda, followed with the approval of minutes for the board’s…

Woods apparently headed to Eupora High School

By Robbie Faulk Special to the Plaindealer Before legendary coach Ricky Woods ever won a state championship, his early years began with a successful stint at Eupora High School. With eight championship rings now on his fingers, Woods is heading…

Upcoming Sports Schedules

THUR, NOV. 24 Men’s Basketball TBA — Montana at Ole Miss FRIDAY, NOV. 25 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Raleigh at Kemper County 7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Lumberton Prep Basketball TBA — Eupora at West Lowndes College Football…

FCA hoops teams look to bounce back from loss

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer After dropping a pair of games to Eupora on Tuesday, the French Camp Academy boys and girls basketball teams have two weeks before hosting EHS on Tuesday, Nov. 29. After the Eupora match-up, FCA hosts…