“Mitchell Dental Cares” event a success


From press reports

The 8th Annual Mitchell Dental Cares was a true success! Our goal has always been to see the first 150 patients, but Friday we reached 150… and then kept going!

We finally stopped at 170. That is … Read more

ECCC coach looks at winning from eternal perspective

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

DECATUR — Ken Karcher is not your typical college football coach, but he’s okay with that.

While the former Notre Dame, Tulane and NFL quarterback certainly enjoys winning football games, the East Central Community College … Read more

In Our Community – 05/06/15

A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy
Furthermore, then we beseech you brethren and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye love received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

School board accepts donated equipment

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board discussed the donation of track equipment to the district as well as received a resolution regarding property surrounding Dale Davidson Field during their monthly meeting held on April 13.… Read more

Sumners Foundation reaches major milestone

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA – The E.H. Sumners Foundation has topped $100 million in tuition payouts for students in Webster, Choctaw, Montgomery, Attala and Carroll counties, according to John Sumner, attorney for the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/06/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more

Chargers set for state golf tourney

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High golf team will be in the Jackson area on Wednesday and Thursday to take part in the MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament being played at Caroline Golf Club.

CCHS … Read more

Civil War – The rest of April 1865

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Gen. Lee’s farewell to his men was distributed April 10th, as General Order No. 9. “After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to … Read more

May edition of French Camp’s Historical Highlight

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 12, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The guest speaker, Don Smith, will tell “Stories of Life in the Dorm.”

Don and his wife Midge are no strangers in … Read more