News

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

Prostate cancer is a cancer that develops in the prostate, a walnut gland found only in men. Some prostate cancers can grow and spread quickly, but most grow … Read more

Reflections of the Universe at Rainwater

Submitted by Edwin Faughn

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “REFLECTIONS OF THE UNIVERSE”. This presentation will be given on Friday, September 11, 2015, starting at 7 p.m. by … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/09/15

Highway havoc is on the rise
The most recent report on U.S. highway fatalities was a disturbing and somewhat confusing bag.

In the first six months of this year, traffic deaths were up 14 percent. Injuries were higher by a … Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/09/15

Crimm Family Reunion
September 13
The annual Crimm Reunion will meet Sept. 13 at Chester Community Center. Come bring your favorite dish and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship.

NA meetings
The Choctaw County Library in Ackerman is hosting … Read more

Lady Chargers ready to take show on the road

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell is hoping a pair of solid wins last week will help her Lady Chargers as they prepare to play the rest of the month of … Read more

Jail Docket- 09/09/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 87 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports this week.… Read more

Ole Miss explodes for 76 points against UT-Martin

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss scored early and often Saturday against UT Martin.

The Rebel offense amassed 662 yards and scored 10 touchdowns, while the defense limited the Skyhawks to just 290 yards and scored a TD of … Read more

Obituaries – 09/09/15

Bonita Pittman
Aug. 27, 2015
Services for Bonita Pittman, 54, of Eupora were Sept. 5, 2015. at Roberts & Sons Mortuary in Winona. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Kilmichael.… Read more