News

Teenager found dead

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson

 

STEWART – The weeklong search for a missing man ended in sorrow Friday.

According to Montgomery County Sheriff Bubba Nix, the body of James Nail, 19, of Stewart was found the afternoon of October 25 … Read more

Veteran’s Day program slated

By Staff and Press Reports

 

The annual Veteran’s Day Program will be held November 11 at 10:55 a.m. at the Ty Cobb Complex in Ackerman. The guest speaker will be Circuit Court Judge Joseph H. Loper, Jr., of Ackerman.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Cowboy Church

Have you made poor choices? Read John 5:14. Feel like something is missing from you life? Come join us to study God’s word every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. at Choctaw Riding Club Arena. The arena is located … Read more

Concert planned for First Baptist Church in Eupora

By Press Reports

 

The world famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing at First Baptist Church in Eupora on Friday evening, November 15th at 7 pm. Opening for them at 6:30 pm will be one of Mississippi’s greatest quartets; … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of the things I teach in the interpersonal communication class is that words, for the most part, have only an arbitrary connection to their meanings. For example, the word … Read more

Importance of flea prevention all year round

By Dr. Brandy Middleton Boykin

Fleas can be an overwhelming parasites during the warmer months. The reason flea infestation can occur so quickly during the warmer months is because the environment is ideal for the flea life cycle. Fleas love … Read more

FCA faces must-win situation at Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

While the MHSAA Class 1A High School Football Playoffs don’t officially begin until Nov. 15, they may as well begin this Friday night for the French Camp Academy Panthers.

FCA, which played for … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 22 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

10/27/13    Jeremy Winters    B/M    1/3/90  CSO Bench Warrants X2

10/29/13    Fabio Hazley       B/M      2/1/94  CSO Transferred For Work Program

10/31/13    Marvin Kirkwood    B/M    … Read more

An angel to watch over us

Artwork donated to Floy Dyer Manor in Houston

By Lisa Voyles

Chickasaw Journal

 

HOUSTON – Residents at Floy Dyer Manor Extended Care in Houston will have a new piece of artwork to enjoy.

A painting of an angel is now hanging in the entryway thanks to a … Read more

Concerned citizens address supervisors about hospital

Rick Jenkins addresses the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors on October 21 with approximately 40 concerned citizens present. The citizens and Jenkins have concerns about the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Approximately 40 concerned citizens filled the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting on October 21 with concerns about Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

Rick Jenkins addressed the supervisors on behalf of the group … Read more