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Luncheon, guide emphasize state tourism

From Press Reports

 

At a special luncheon to welcome Mississippi State legislators to the 2014 session, the Mississippi Development Authority’s Tourism Division along with the Mississippi Tourism Association unveiled the newest edition of the state’s primary tourism marketing tool: … Read more

Sports Schedule

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Auburn at MSU

8 p.m. — Ole Miss at Vanderbilt

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

Prep Basketball

6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County

6:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Tri-County

Junior College … Read more

School Board re-appoints president, secretary

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Mike Thomas and Derek Hunt were re-appointed as president and secretary/treasurer of the Choctaw County School Board in their January 13 meeting.

Hunt nominated Thomas as president with a second from Linda McDaniel. … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department field five incident offense reports and 54 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

1/10/14 Peter Crawford W/M 10/14/65 CSO DUI Other

1/10/14 Mitzi Jackson W/F 1/10/73 CSO NISI Bench Warrants X 2 & Failure To Appear… Read more

Garey wins twelve Days of Christmas Extravaganza basket

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Janesse Garey, of Ackerman, won the second gift basket during the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza event. The event was held in December encouraging customers to shop at participating businesses who offered a different discount each day. Customers were able … Read more

Church destroyed by fire

Crossroads Baptist Church is left smoldering after an early morning after destroyed the church on January 7.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Crossroads Baptist Church is destroyed after an early morning fire on January 7.

Mathiston Fire Department (Webster County) responded to the fully involved structure fire around 5:30 a.m. Backup was quickly called with … Read more

MSU quarterback gives jersey to young fan

Russell with Quinn Gregory.

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

To Tyler Russell it mattered, and that’s what really struck a chord with Suzanne Quinn Gregory.

Earlier this fall Gregory saw Russell, a senior quarterback for Mississippi State University, while he was dining … Read more