News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed?  Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters … Read more

Douglas performs at South Union Camp meeting

On July 30, 2013, at the 11 a.m. service, Solo artist Danita (Oswalt) Douglas, of Ackerman, singing at South Union United Methodist Church 141st Camp Meeting.

Danita’s voice has been compared to the Queen of County music star, Kitty Wells, … Read more

Presley pushes to extend rate incentives for

From press reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley today publicly encouraged Mississippi’s major electric and gas utilities to extend Small Business Rate Incentives for another year. Incentives provided by Entergy Mississippi, Mississippi Power Company, Atmos Energy, CenterPoint Energy and … Read more

Sports schedule

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Prep Softball

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at East Webster

6 p.m. — Eupora at Louisville

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Aberdeen at Choctaw County

Junior High Football

5:30/6:30 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy

FRIDAY, … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. James Jr. Yates

Saturday August 3, 2013

Funeral services for Mr. James Jr. Yates, 45, were held at Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church at 11:00 A.M. August 14, 2013. Rev. Kevin Forrest officiating. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.… Read more

Library, genealogy room a success

By Margie Gilmer

 

THANK YOU TO THE PEOPLE OF CHOCTAW COUNTY AND THE COUNTY SUPERVISORS – First, thanks to the County Supervisors for your financial support of the Choctaw County Public Library.

Many people are surprised to know that … Read more

Gibson Family Scholarship assists area students at HCC

From Press Reports

 

The Hugh Gibson Family Scholarship continues to assist Webster and Choctaw County students secure a college education at Holmes Community College.

Since 1992, the Gibson Family Scholarship has been granted to a Webster or Choctaw County … Read more

Calendar of Events

Town Meeting with Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley

Aug. 22

Northern Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a community meeting on Thursday, August 22 at 6 p.m. at the Choctaw County Courthouse.  If you are unable to receive or … Read more

Choctaw Steelers begin Little League play

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After another successful year completed, the Choctaw County Steelers Little League football team began their 2013 Little League Football season this past Saturday at Dale Davidson Field.

With its popularity steadily increasing in … Read more