News

Avoid the seven deadly sins of gardening

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center

 

Cold weather keeps gardeners indoors dreaming of the projects they want to take on in the spring. Keep plans real by avoiding seven common mistakes. (Photo by MSU … Read more

Chargers take win over East Webster boys

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County High School boys opened the 2014 portion of their basketball schedule in fine fashion on Friday night, taking a 63-51 win over homestanding East Webster.

The win pushed the Chargers … Read more

The secrets of Orion to be discussed at Rainwater

From press reports

 

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 10, 2014, starting at 7:00 p.m. by … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Jimmie Dell Box

Eupora, Ms.

Mrs. Jimmie Dell Box, 75, retired seamstress and homemaker, died 12/31/13 at the Golden Living Center in Eupora. Funeral services were held 1/3/14 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery … Read more

FCA set to compete in Montgomery County tourney

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The French Camp Academy boys basketball team will play more games in a three-game span than they have all season when they take part in the Montgomery County Invitational later this week.

The … Read more

Annual Camporee held at Rainwater Observatory

Troop 41 Scouts, of Ackerman, waiting for camporee to start on Saturday morning. Pictured is (left to right) Barrett Shearer, Alex Robison, Tyler Cagle, Kirk Shearer and Kyle Lucas.

By Pushmataha Area Council

 

Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council 10-county region gathered the weekend of November 8-10 for their annual Fall Camporee. The camporee was held this year at the Rainwater Observatory in French Camp. Scouts … Read more

CCHS receives ExxonMobil Grant

Shane Burton, CCHS principal, accepts a $500 ExxonMobil grant from Jo Johnson of Johnson Oil.

From press reports

 

Choctaw County High School received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school. Johnson’s Oil Company of Ackerman worked with school officials to secure the grant. The grants were made possible … Read more

Obituaries

Miss Adelyn Love Leggett

December 26, 2013

Funeral services for Miss Adelyn Love Leggett, two months, were held at Fellowship Baptist Church near Mathiston on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Ralph Cain officiated.

Miss Leggett died on … Read more