Monthly Archives: April 2017

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 04/19/2017

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School district recognized for conservation efforts

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School District was recognized for its commitment to the conservation of district funds in addition to making an environmental impact in the process during the Choctaw County Board of Education regular…

Former resident wins national writing contest

By Joel McNeese The Calhoun County Journal Former Webster Countian Whitney White has been named a finalist in a national writing contest sponsored by Faith Radio that will enable her to travel to St. Paul, Minnesota, in July to take…

MDWFP to co-sponsor youth fishing rodeo events

From press and staff reports Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at four locations across the state on Saturday, April 22.  All events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers…

HCC to host commencement exercises May 12

From press reports The Eighty-Ninth Commencement exercises are set for Friday, May 12 in Frank Branch Coliseum on the Goodman Campus. The AAS/Certificate ceremony is set for 10 a.m. with the AA ceremony being set for 2 p.m. Only those…

Presley tapped to lead national effort

From press reports Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley has been chosen to lead a national task force to develop best practices and recommendations regarding the expansion of natural gas service to rural and underserved areas of America. National Association…

New season, new you

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, and a perfect occasion to recommit to your health. If you use tobacco and have tried to quit before, let the renewal all around serve as your encouragement to quit again −…

Chargers capture region 5-3A baseball title

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County High School Chargers, fresh off a 4-1 win over Choctaw Central last week, are set to open play in the MHSAA Class 3A State Baseball Playoffs by hosting Crystal Springs on Friday…

FCA Panthers finish second in Region 6-1A play

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The 5-9 Panthers of French Camp Academy were expected to close out regular season baseball play at Eupora on Monday night before taking part in the MHSA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs this weekend. Details…

Lady Panthers qualify for softball playoffs

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Academy fast-pitch softball season picked up a pair of wins last week to pick up some momentum headed into the MHSAA Class 1A State Playoffs that begin this week. FCA, which finished…