Weir native Davidson completes program


From press reports

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.– Weir native Rikeshia Davidson recently completed Special Emphasis Program Manager training at headquarters Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, Ill.

On 9 October, JMC welcomed its newest Special Emphasis Program Managers (SEPMs) following a week … Read more

Wedding: Dempsey-Fuller

Mr. Chase Fuller and Miss Kayla Dempsey

Jimmy and Angie Dempsey are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Dempsey to Chase Fuller, son of Billy and Sue Ward and Danny and Teresa Fuller.… Read more

East Central takes 47-17 Homecoming win over Southwest

Photo by Jeff Parks
East Central quarterback Jesse Hosket cools off with a drink of water during the Warriors' big South Division win over Southwest Mississippi Saturday afternoon.

From school reports

Behind four rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tredarian Gamble, the East Central Community College Warriors made their 2015 Homecoming crowd a happy one with a 47-17 win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears Oct. 17 … Read more

Pumpkin Patch


Head Start visits Pumpkin Patch
The Reform Head Start Center in Ackerman were hosted by Choctaw … Read more

Lady Chargers begin play in MHSAA Volleyball Playoffs

CCHS volleyball team members

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A much-improved Choctaw County High School volleyball team was set to host H.W. Byers in the first round of the MHSAA Class I State Volleyball Playoffs on Tuesday.

The Lady Chargers, 16-9 on the season … Read more

The men from Mathiston who served


By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The following is the first of a three part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are listed on the New War Memorial Monument in Mathiston. The monument will be commemorated Sunday, … Read more

Choctaw Steelers play in Super Bowl Sunday afternoon

Started at the bottom, now they are at the top.  The Choctaw Steelers request everyone’s presence and support as they enter into the Super Bowl Playoffs Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 3 p.m. at Starkville High School.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw Steelers are set to take on the West Point Packers on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Starkville High School in the 9-10-year-old Super Bowl of the Mississippi Gridiron Youth Football League.… Read more

Barnyard fun


CCHS FFA participates in FFA Children’s Barnyard

Twenty-seven CCHS FFA members traveled to Jackson, MS to work a shift at the FFA Children’s Barnyard during the MS State Fair on Friday, October 9. Students were responsible for taking care of … Read more