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The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from central Mississippi – Carroll, Choctaw, and Yazoo counties primarily. Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County. The following history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/21/15

Nelons concert
Oct. 22
The Nelons will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Eupora at 7 p.m. Oct. 22. Local singers will open at 6:30 p.m. A love offering will be received and a nursery will be available. … Read more

In our community – 10/21/15

THAT’S LIFE

By Ruth Nowlin

48 hours
“Once upon a time …” Isn’t that the way good fairy tales began? Fairy tale this is not, but is was “once upon a time.”

Our story begins on a late Friday afternoon … Read more

Jail docket – 10/21/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed  58 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports last week.

10/8/15 Brittany Halloway W/F 3/24/91 CSO DHS incarceration order… Read more

Sports schedules – 10/21/15

THURS, OCT. 22
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs
Junior College Football… Read more

Holmes takes North Division win over Coahoma, 34-17

From school reports

Holmes Community College freshman running back Matt Fuller punished the Coahoma Community College Tigers last Thursday night in Clarksdale rushing for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs won 34-17.

With the win, the Bulldogs moved … Read more

Obituaries – 10/21/15

Mrs. Mattie Jane Miller
October 8, 2015
Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Jane Miller, 79, were held at First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir Saturday, October 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. Rev. Milton Coffee officiated. Burial was at Hopewell … Read more

Legals – 10/21/15

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE NOTICE

WHEREAS, on or about the 4th day of August, 2006, Kimredell Dotson and Zandra Dotson executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto L. Scott Pickle, Trustee, Merchants & Farmers Bank, for which Renasant Bank … Read more

County law enforcement requests raises

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County Sherriff, Cloyd Halford came before the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors in the Boardroom of The Choctaw County Courthouse at 9:00 a.m. October 5, 2015 to ask the supervisors to consider raising … Read more