Airport moves forward with FAA Grant

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Airport Authority Board Chairman, Anthony Magee, met twice last week with the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors to finalize plans to apply for a $300,000 dollar grant to build a 4,725 square foot … Read more

Environmental Day Camp 2016 held

From Staff Reports


Jason Keenan with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service teaches about various forms of wildlife native to Choctaw County.

The Environmental Day Camp 2016 was held Wednesday, June 29 at the Choctaw County Lake from 9:00 a.m. … Read more

Letter to Editor

I wanted to write a letter thanking all stakeholders of Ackerman Elementary School. The past thirteen years have gone by very quickly, and I enjoyed each and every day at AES. I took the responsibility of helping to lead a … Read more

General aviation helps Mississippi’s farms thrive

By Joey Daniels

In the Delta, the great Mississippi and Yazoo rivers come together to make some of the most fertile soil in the world. With populations increasing faster than ever, farmers are under pressure to produce more yield per … Read more

Modeling family, education, Christ

Nicholas H. Dean
Staff Writer
American Family Association Journal

“We were drawn to the mission of French Camp Academy primarily out of a desire to see kids from broken homes cared for, mentored, and healed through a Christian family model, … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 45 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week.

7/15/16 Daquan Meaders B/M 11/11/96 WPD Petit Larceny & Poss. of Controlled Substance

7/17/16 Travis Sean Hunt W/M 10/19/92 CSO Escape Jail Facility … Read more

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper.

The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month … Read more

Christmas In July?

sweaterSubmitted By Jan Ballard
MSU Extension–Choctaw County

No, but it is not too early to be planning ahead. Christmas can be many things to many people, but one attribute it can reveal in both children and adults is that of … Read more

God’s Love

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a yellow hibiscus plant, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it.

2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my … Read more