News

McKenzie gives Lady Panthers lift in two victories

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Anna Grace Mackenzie knocked down 19-of-20 free throws over a two-game span to help the Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy to a pair of basketball victories last week.

She hit 9-of-10 from the line … Read more

Civil War – Hampton Roads Peace Conference

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

“The Hampton Roads Conference convened on February 3, 1865, in an attempt to find a negotiated settlement to the Civil War. As Confederate prospects for survival deteriorated, leaders on both sides met aboard the River Queen … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Some of you seem to like my table technique of learning vocabulary building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more

Seed for healthy wildlife food plots available

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/28/2015

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 20 incident offense reports last week.

1/16/15     Myrtle Gatheright    b/f    3/8/51    CSO     bad check x 3
1/18/15    John Blake     w/m      8/18/57     Game & Fish    non resident w/o hunt license, … Read more

Legals – 01/28/15

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF CHOCTAW
Whereas, on May 18, 2011, Michael Thompson and Patricia Cash Thompson, executed a Deed of Trust to Kevin Null as Trustee for the use and benefit of Curtis L. Guess … Read more

Obituaries – 01/28/2015

Homer Lee Booth
Dec. 14, 2014

Services for Homer Lee Booth, 87 of Scottsboro, Ala., were Dec. 17, 2014, at Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Roger Mardis officiating. Burial was in Pinehaven Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Ala.

Mr. Booth … Read more

BSF offers career class

From staff reports

Building Strong Families will be offering a Job Training and Career Development class in conjunction with “8 Habits of a Successful Marriage.”

The class will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce located … Read more

10 more turn in qualifying papers for election

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ten more candidates have turned in qualifying papers for the Choctaw County 2015 election since the first day.

All county and state elected offices are up for election this year. Qualifying began January 5 … Read more