Calendar of Events – 03/25/2015

Choctaw County Flea Market is April 11
Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 11  from 8:00am until 2:00pm in downtown Ackerman.  Space is 10’x10’ – no electricity or water available. There is no vendor fee.  Registration is … Read more

CCSWCD offers chicken litter spreader

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District would like to remind everyone that that they have a Litter Spreader for rental to farmers who wish to spread chicken litter on their farms. The charge for renting the equipment is … Read more

Holmes’ history-making season ends in heartbreaking loss

From school reports

The history-making 2014-15 basketball season came to a painful end here today in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA National Tournament with the Holmes Community College Bulldogs falling to the Hill College Rebels, 73-72.

The Bulldogs ended the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/25/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

For the Theatre Appreciation class I created a technique to generate students’ knowledge and appreciation of the Shakespearean plays.… Read more

Deadlines given for congressional election

From Press Reports

Because of the passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee, a vacancy exists in the 1st District for U.S. Congress.

Gov. Phil Bryant has set the date of the special election to fill the vacancy on May 12. If … Read more

French Camp Elementary Honor Roll

French Camp Elementary School Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List
1st Grade: Keoni Bol, Olivia Browning, Rowan Dean, Amonte Fleming, Knicholas Goins, Koleigh Griffin, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella Stanford

2nd Grade: Riley Arrowood, Kate Beard, Kami Beard, Kelsey Bridges, Dawson Bright, Brooke-Lynn … Read more

Baseball Chargers open region play with win

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Sometimes in order to win you have to suck it up and put in the extra effort. And then there is that rare occasion that in order to be the victor you have to win … Read more

How the justice court system works in Choctaw County

From press & staff reports

With Circuit Court held in February in Choctaw County, some may think of the tensions between law enforcement and the general public that have been in the national spotlight recently. Yet, the criminal justice system … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/25/2015

Firing Dan Jones big mistake
By Charles Dunagin, Editor
McComb Enterprise-Journal

I don’t recall the exact date, but it was at least six months ago when I was told Dan Jones was going to lose his job as chancellor of … Read more