News

FCA picks up second consecutive region win

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After opening the season with four straight losses, the French Camp Academy Panthers have put together two consecutive wins and are looking to see how many they can string together.

“I think they … Read more

Harvest Festival set for October 12

By Sylvia Dickson

 

Think October: fall settling on the air…temperatures dropping…leaves turning gold, red, yellow and orange…marshmallow roasting and storytelling by the campfire…and French Camp Harvest Festival.

Saturday, October 12, 2013 is the date for the French Camp Harvest … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Maurice Malone Hillhouse

Funeral services for Maurice Malone Hillhouse, 79, were held on September 28, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Center Grove Baptist Church near Maben. Interment will follow in the Wake Forest Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Hillhouse was … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed seven incident offense reports and 18 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

9/20/13    Cornelius Colter   b/m    12/7/72     CSO    bench warrants x 3

9/20/13    Fredrick Baber     b/m     7/19/87    APD    public drunk

9/25/13    Curtis Mosley     b/m      3/27/87   … Read more

Tis the Season to for the Spirit of Giving…

Hanna McCain

This year the Choctaw Plaindealer publisher and staff has decided to take a different focus on Christmas.

After much thought and consideration, we are asking the children and adults of Winston County to write letters of gratefulness and … Read more

First Down Friday this week in Choctaw County

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

It’s time for First Down Friday in October! Friday, October 4, will be First Down Friday in Choctaw County. Local citizens are being asked to spend $10 at two or more businesses in … Read more

Commissioner Presley to address the senior group

From press reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the Ackerman Baptist Church Senior Group on Thursday, October 10 at 11:15 a.m. in the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Commissioner Presley will update on current issues facing … Read more

Collect fall decorations from woods, fields, and garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Begin collecting material now for those handsome fall and winter decorations.

This could include milkweed seed pods, cornstalks, hydrangea blooms, grass seed heads, nuts, cones, coneflower seed heads, globe amaranth, … Read more