Legislative Forum slated for April 29

By Staff and Press Reports The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Legislative Forum on Tuesday, April 29, at 6 P.M. at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce office at the J.P. Coleman building on Quinn Street in…

School Board sets 2014-2015 school calendar

Anthony McGee, WES principal, recognized Delois Truss as the Weir Elementary School Parent of the Year.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Approval of the 2014-2015 school calendar was up for discussion during the Choctaw County School Board meeting on April 14. Superintendent Glen Beard presented two different calendars for the board to consider. The first…

Groups to receive First Impressions grants

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Paindealer Nine projects have been awarded funding through the First Impressions Grant program. Over $20,000 will be spent to stimulate community improvement and broad appeal to the community as a whole. The Choctaw County Chamber…

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a huge success

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By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The 2nd Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo held on Saturday, April 12, at Choctaw Lake was a huge success. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Forest Service, Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks,…

Supervisors approve MAS Insurance Trust policy

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Insurance was the main topic of discussion the April 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Mike Hughes, of Weaver Insurance, presented the renewal quotes for the county’s property and casualty insurance…

Pet of the Week

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Jethro is a 1 1/2 year old Shepard mix.  He is neutered and current on vaccinations.  Jethro is very friendly and

CCHS Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Award

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By Press Reports Emily Robison and Dakota Weaver received the nomination from Choctaw County High School for the Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Award. The Lindy Callahan Scholar-Athlete Awards program began in


GRace Christian Sal val

Grace Christian School is pleased to announce our Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2014. Pictured are

WES Kindergarteners study baby chickens

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Submitted photos Mrs. Raines and Mrs. Ellen McMullen, Mrs. Talley and Mrs. Fannie McMullen’s Weir Elementary Kindergarten classes have been very busy studying about baby chickens. Over the past few weeks, the students have learned