Burdine announces Candidacy for Circuit Clerk


From staff reports

I, Amy Burdine, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Circuit Clerk of Choctaw County and ask for your vote and support in the upcoming election.

At the beginning of September, our current … Read more

Shane Box elected new Mathiston town marshal

(Right) Box (center) with Mathiston Alderman Earl Frost, Carden, and aldermen Lavelle McAlpin and Jeff Haney

From Staff Reports

Shane Box was elected Mathiston’s new town marshal (police chief) in a special election on Sept. 8.

Box received 79 votes to Mark Jones’ 67 votes, according to Municipal Clerk Rachel Robinson.… Read more

French Camp moves to 2-0 in Region 3-1A play

French Camp moves down field in an earlier game against Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While seven turnovers combined with a “sluggish defensive effort” are a combination for disaster, the French Camp Academy Panthers managed to overcome inconsistent play to post a 36-14 road win over Montgomery County in Region … Read more

Huffman serving as teaching intern


Submitted by: Mia McGinnis, CCHS FFA Reporter

Choctaw County Career & Technology Center is proud to have Mr. Derek Huffman, a Mississippi State University Student Intern, teaching AEST with Mrs. Kristy Camp.

Mr. Huffman is currently a senior at MSU. … Read more

Ribbon Cutting for Bricks Coffee House this Saturday

Photos from Bricks Coffee House

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Join the Choctaw Chamber of Commerce in welcoming Bricks Coffee House to French Camp at their Grand Opening celebration this Saturday, September 26th at 1 pm at the Bricks Coffee House location: 5999 MS … Read more



Dr. Nola Bryant awarded Paul Harris Fellow
Dr. Nola Bryant of Choctaw County (Far, left) is no stranger to giving service above self. Her motto is “Working and Serving Others.” Dr. Bryant has been a Rotarian member approximately 7 years. … Read more

Simmons seeks Election in Senate District 15


From staff reports

I am Cecil L. Simmons and I am a candidate for the Mississippi State Senate in District 15. This district includes all of Choctaw and Webster counties and parts of Oktibbeha and Montgomery counties.

I have lived … Read more