George Mitchell sworn in as Circuit Court judge

Mitchell takes the oath of office from Loper.

From staff reports

George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora was sworn in as the junior circuit court judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Friday.

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Mitchell on Dec. 18 to fill the unexpired term that … Read more

Supervisors close out 2015

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

36 years of experience walked out the door as the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors finished their business for the year 2015, on Tuesday, December 29 at the Choctaw County Courthouse boardroom at 9 … Read more

Cold weather impacts energy use and bill

From press reports

Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the New Year, and the first round of extremely cold weather, with some energy efficiency methods. Weather (especially the cold temperatures members are experiencing … Read more

Service – 01/06/2016

commissioning services

Dr. Vincent Coleman was commissioned an apostle Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Millspring Missionary Baptist Church in Weir.… Read more

Meetings not to miss

At Home-Landmarks-Courthouse

Thursday, January 7th
Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport Authority Board, 6 p.m., Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom, Ackerman.… Read more

Birth (December 8, 2015)

Josh and Erica Poyadou with daughter Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Josh and Erica Huffman Poyadou of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou.… Read more

Ole Miss takes sweet win over Oklahoma State

Ole Miss receiver Derrick Jones (19) tries to haul in a pass against Oklahoma State during the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2015. (Photo by Bob Smith)

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was.

No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.… Read more

Top Stories: 2015

Woods center holds the state trophy

News of Yesteryear
The Top 15 for 2015

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This week we have combined our News of Yesteryear to give you our top 15 news stories for the year 2015.

These stories ran in our … Read more