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Economic Development 101 event held

Submitted Despite the winter thunderstorm Thursday, January 21, community leaders and elected officials from Choctaw and Webster County attended Economic Development 101 presented by Stephanie Hamby of the TVA Economic Development – Community Development team.

Nursing Home celebrations held

From Staff Reports With Easter coming early this year the Choctaw County Nursing Home residents held three celebrations this past week. Tuesday, February 9 was Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. The residents celebrated as it is the last day before…

Overtime not kind to French Camp

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Overtime was not a pleasant experience for the French Camp Academy basketball teams last week. The Lady Panthers dropped one overtime game, while the FCA boys lost all three of last week’s contests in overtime.

Tales from the Yockanookany hits home

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Tales from the Yockanookany By Benny Jenkins Choctaw County, Mississippi Alphagraphics, Publisher 2015, First Edition 141 pages $19.95 Special features that Jenkins lists in his acknowledgements include a map of the Greensboro Community by…

Storm damage reported in the state from Monday’s weather

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of storm damage from 19 counties(**corrects to remove Monroe**) from severe weather that moved through the state Monday. Minor injuries have been reported in Lincoln County. National Weather Service Survey…