Twleve Days Christmas Extrvaganza Kickoff winner 2015

Photo by Amanda McBride

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza winner
Jim Ward is the winner of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza kickoff gift basket. The gift basket is $475 of donated goodies by local businesses. Ward said he shopped … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/23/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary has been around for approximately 25 years. I originally did Vaughan’s Vocabulary when I was a radio personality on Starkville’s WSSO (the station can still be heard at … Read more

EMCC students earn GED diplomas, set new goals

COLUMBUS – At the age of 46, Eupora resident Tammy Ranae Miley is ready to begin a new chapter in her life. She was among 18 Launch Pad adult basic education students who received their GED diplomas Tuesday during an … Read more

In Our Community – 12/23/2015

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God ‘s love is like a bouquet red and white lilies. Thank you Jesus for the blood you shed on the cross for all of our sins, I will forever praise your Holy Name. … Read more

Dear Santa Letters – 2015

2nd Grade Class French Camp Elementary
Letters of Gratefulness
I would like to give presents to my friends this Christmas they are kind and helpful.
I am very grateful for friends, family and church.
My blessings are having a family … Read more

What to do with left-over turkey and have another great meal

Submitted by Juli Hughes, County Director/Nutrition and Food Safety
Mississippi State University Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Part of the pleasure of Thanksgiving and Christmas is the aroma of a turkey baking in your oven.

Continue that great feeling by … Read more

E911 Calls – 12/23/2015

Dec. 11
10:14 a.m., Cummings Rd., Medical Call, EMS, WFD
12:06 p.m., Tammy St., Child Locked in Vehicle, APD
2:03 p.m., E. Church St., Family Dispute, APD
6:53 p.m., Hwy.9, Medical Call, EMS
9:21 p.m., Cherry St., Loud Music, APD… Read more

Plaindealer holiday hours set

The Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Thursday, December 24th for Christmas Eve and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Day.  The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, December 28.

The office will also be closed Friday, January 1 for … Read more