News

Order tree seedlings

Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District

 

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2014. Orders for seedlings must be placed before Tuesday, December 3, 2013 The tree … Read more

Holmes takes win in last game of regular season

By Steve Diffey

HCC Sports Information Director

 

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs ended the regular season by winning its last three out of five games after defeating Coahoma Community College here, 48-21.

The Bulldogs piled up 500 yards of … Read more

Last day as Chamber director

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

I regretfully announce my last day as Executive Director of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be Wednesday, October 30. I have recently accepted a position at Mississippi … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Charles P. Smith

October 21, 2013

Funeral services for Mr. Charles P. Smith, 89, were held Wednesday October 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home with Reverend Donnie Davis officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near … Read more

MSU Deer Lab launches food plot planting app

Wildlife managers can get expert tips on what to plant in food plots year-round with a new app from the Mississippi State University Deer Lab.

Bronson Strickland, a wildlife management specialist with the MSU Extension Service, said he wanted to … Read more

Chargers look to knock off homestanding Tornadoes

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County High School football team knows exactly what is ahead of it when the Chargers make the trip to Philadelphia on Friday night to take on the homestanding Tornadoes, the No. … Read more

Animal shelter hosts fundraiser event

From press reports

 

The Choctaw County Animal Shelter will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, November 2 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Enon Church’s Lighthouse in Ackerman.

The shelter is hosting the fundraiser as an opportunity to … Read more

Fundraising for Missionaries

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Miracles of Faith Ministries held an auction and gospel singing in Ackerman on October 19 to raise funds for missionaries in Africa, Mexico and Haiti.

The auction and singing was held at the … Read more

FARMtastic experience awaits school children

A new agricultural event targeting third-graders will take place at Mississippi State University Nov. 5-9.

FARMtastic is an educational program designed to help children learn the sources of their food, clothing and other products. They also will learn about wildlife … Read more