AES January Chargers in Charge


PreK: Andrew Evans, Jax McCulloch, Tristan Scott and Sadie Stokes; Kindergarten: Taylor Bradley, Kinley Curtis, Aniyah Murphy and Kevin Poe Santos;… Read more

School Bus Safety Program held

Photo by Robbie Denson
French Camp Elementary students enjoy a presentation on School Bus Safety.

From School Reports

“Buster” the school bus came to Choctaw County Elementary Schools to spread the news about school bus safety. He and instructor Bryan Nash with Crossgate Services from Warrior, … Read more

Head Start to reopen at Weir Elementary

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of opening a Head Start at Weir Elementary School at it’s regularly scheduled Board meeting Monday, February 8.

The Board heard from representatives with … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/17/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 23 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.

2/5/16 Bridgett Robinson B/F 12/17/94 CSO/Delta 2 Trespassing & Disturbing the Peace
2/5/16 Jesse Ray Shearer W/M 10/16/76 CSO Willful Trespassing & Hold … Read more

Enterprise Board to meet in Choctaw County

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Enterprise Board of Trustees will meet at the J.P Coleman Building in the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Boardroom at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18.

The Board rotates its monthly board meetings between … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder

Greenwood Commonwealth

Although Peyton Manning’s skills as a quarterback have declined with age and injuries, his aptitude as a pitchman hasn’t.

It was a little cheesy of him, after winning his second Super Bowl … Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/17/2016

Stroke Support Group
Feb. 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Oktibbeha County Hospital Community Room, Starkville. This support group helps patients who have experienced communicative, cognitive or swallowing difficulties as a result of stroke. This program is free and open to the public, … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 02/17/2016

Three years ago this week–From the files of the February 13, 2013, Choctaw Plaindealer
Supervisors to restructure bonds for 17.3 million

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to restructure bonds for 17.3 million in their January … Read more

Holmes CC sweeps a pair from Mississippi Delta

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs scored 45 points in the opening half to jump out early in Thursday night’s MACJC North Division contest over Mississippi Delta Community College and went on to win 90-55.… Read more