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MSU Alumni Spotlight: Making an impact in Choctaw County

MSU Submitted The following article ran in “Forward” a Mississippi State University College of Education Publication Volume I 2015. Not a typical undergraduate student, Glen Blaine received his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University (MSU) in 1999.…

Ribbon Cutting set for Alfa Insurance Agency

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce It’s time for a ribbon cutting! Join Alfa Insurance with Dakota Brasher-Agent and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016 for a ribbon cutting and grand opening. Alfa…

Art display

Photo by Debbie Bruister Local art on display Debbie Bruisters’ sixth grade gifted students at Ackerman

A patriot laid to rest

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The year was 1945 when the Japanese surrendered to the United States during World War II. William Brelan Jackson was one of only 291 individuals present in that moment on the USS Missouri to…

Season end for French Camp basketball teams

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Academy basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Basketball Tournament last week. The French Camp Academy Lady Panthers dropped a…

Choctaw County DNOW 2016 recongized as a success

By Jason Stewart Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church “The youth of today will be the leaders of tomorrow” is how this world has always functioned. So what are we teaching our future leaders? With that thought in mind of wanting to…

Historical Highlight Luncheon set for March 8

By Mary Nell Coblentz The March 8 Historical Highlight Luncheon in French Camp will honor Dot Ward, a beloved teacher and leader in the French Camp community. Dot graduated from French Camp Academy in 1951 and got a degree in…