News

Comet ISON this way comes with viewing at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program called “Comet ISON This Way Comes!” This presentation will be given on Friday, November 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Dr. Donna Pierce.

Comets have both frightened … Read more

Choctaw County Chamber board elected by members

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce membership elected the first Board of Directors on October 28.

With 18 members present and two guests, the membership elected the following as Board of Directors: Dannie … Read more

Obituaries

Ms. Estelle Burdine Lollar

Funeral services for Estelle Burdine Lollar, 95, were held November 5, 2013 at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman, MS with Rev. Jim Reed and Rev. Jerry Lawson officiating. Interment was held at Salem Independent Methodist … Read more

Schoolwide parent meeting scheduled

Choctaw County High School will host a schoolwide parent meeting on November 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the Ty Cobb Complex to share details about the Title I services provided by the school. This meeting will be an informational … Read more

Mayor visits FCE

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First Graders at French Camp Elementary School spent a week learning about community helpers. They discussed firemen, police officers, librarians, trash collectors, and many other people that help make communities better with their service.

French Camp Mayor Glen Barlow visited … Read more

Pioneer reassures supervisors of quality care

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Hospital and nursing home employees filled the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting on October 31. Most employees were department heads.

“They came to support you guys (supervisors) and healthcare in the county, … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

Prep Football

7 p.m. — French Camp at Sebastopol

7 p.m. — West Oktibbeha at Nanih Waiya

7 p.m. — Noxapater at West Lowndes

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Prairie View at MSU

7:30 p.m. — … Read more

Students learn School Bus Safety

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

School bus safety is not only important to the children but to parents, teachers, bus drivers and anyone driving near a school bus.

The Choctaw County School District Transportation Department recently celebrated School … Read more