News

Operation Christmas Child underway in county

Share the light and love of Christ with children by packing a Samaritan Shoe Box. Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is November 16-23, 2015. The Relay Center or drop off site for Choctaw County is Ackerman Baptist Church Family … Read more

Prep basketball at least a week away

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

With both French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School still playing football, high school basketball isn’t set to tip off in the county until the middle of November.

Choctaw County is scheduled to host … Read more

In Our Community – 11/04/15

Tobi waiting for walk

On the Road Again

Lisa Harris

I have two road trips coming up that should be fun for everyone involved. The first one takes place this weekend. Of course by the time you read this, it will have taken place … Read more

Sports schedules – 11/04/15

THURSDAY, NOV. 5
Prep Football
7 p.m. — Grenada at Neshoba Central
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Lamar School at Winston Academy
Junior High School Basketball… Read more

Safety, caution urged during hunting season  

With hunting season underway, the National Forests in Mississippi urges all forest visitors to practice safety when visiting a national forest.

Visitors please plan your activities accordingly during hunting season to avoid accidents. “We want all visitors to be aware … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/04/15

Veterans Day Program Nov. 7
Nov. 7, National Guard Armory, Ackerman; Refreshments 10:30-11 a.m. Speaker Richard P. Stead Cpt. USAF.For more information contact Chuck Peay 744-0566.
This program is sponsored by VFW Post 5569. Greg Jones, Commander; Dusty Fulgham Adj. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/04/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Listen to my two-hour morning show. Download the Tune In Radio app and find the station I am on by location: WGTC- Mayhew. At 7 o’clock, I play the national … Read more

Cochran continues push to stop EPA “Clean Power” Rule

From press reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) became an original cosponsor of two Senate resolutions that would serve to stop the Obama administration’s “Clean Power Plan”—an environmental regulatory scheme that would impose costly regulatory burdens on … Read more