Keep safety in mind when riding ATVs

From NMMC-Eupora

The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, there are some who overlook the possible dangers.

Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group
Nov. and Dec.
Full Circle is part of the Mississippi State University Extension and meets every Tuesday from 9:00-12:00. (During the 1st Tuesday of each month, Yarn Spinners Book Club joins the group from … Read more

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports

GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week.

Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30
Prep Basketball
TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered)
TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered)
College Football
2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.
Women’s … Read more

Chargers, Lady Chargers take part in Christmas tourney

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School went into this week’s action looking to remain undefeated as they took part in the East Webster Christmas Classic.

CCHS was set to take on Kosciusko on Monday. … Read more

News of Yesteryear

74 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 26, 1941, Choctaw Plaindealer:

Board Alderman – Ackerman, Mississippi, December 2, 1941. Be it remembered that on the above date the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of … Read more

E911 Calls – 12/30/2015

Dec. 18
2:22 a.m., Old Trace Rd., Medical Call, EMS
2:47 a.m., Hwy.15, Water Pipe Burst, APD
2:39 p.m., Main St., Alarm, APD
3:45 p.m., Fentress-Panhandle Rd., Medical Call, EMS
6:25 p.m., Hwy. 15, Gas Drive Off, APD… Read more

Obituary – Ms. Jessica Lynn Peterson

Jessica Lynn Peterson, 20, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral … Read more