12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza details set

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Eight Choctaw County businesses are continuing to offer holiday deals with the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza. The extravaganza is a countdown to Christmas, with each participating business, offering a special promotion to customers on … Read more

Helping others

JH Change for Courtney

Recently, students at the Choctaw County High School and the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center raised money by bringing pennies, nickels, dimes, and dollars to their first period classes to collect in support of the cause “Change for Courtney.” … Read more

Local prep basketball teams return to hardwood


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Both the Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy basketball teams were set to return to action this week after taking some time off for the Thanksgiving holiday.… Read more

Meet the authors: A Holiday Open event

Joe Lee

Have you ever played the game of Authors?

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension, Choctaw County

When I was a little girl I can remember staying overnight at my aunt’s house and having one of my friends from … Read more

Longview Opry

Longview Opry Band members Glen Brown, Joy Hendricks, Gary Grammer, Billy Joe McGinnis, Jerry Wayne McGinnis, Bill Alford and Ronnie Massie

Jim Henry shows a plaque sent to the Longview Opry from Gov. Phil Bryant to honor the Opry for sharing country, gospel and bluegrass music for 13 years. … Read more


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20th Century Club president Ginny Lucas donates school supplies to Ackerman Elementary School.… Read more