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East Central takes 47-17 Homecoming win over Southwest

Photo by Jeff Parks
East Central quarterback Jesse Hosket cools off with a drink of water during the Warriors' big South Division win over Southwest Mississippi Saturday afternoon.

From school reports

Behind four rushing touchdowns from freshman running back Tredarian Gamble, the East Central Community College Warriors made their 2015 Homecoming crowd a happy one with a 47-17 win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears Oct. 17 … Read more

Pumpkin Patch

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Head Start visits Pumpkin Patch
The Reform Head Start Center in Ackerman were hosted by Choctaw … Read more

Lady Chargers begin play in MHSAA Volleyball Playoffs

CCHS volleyball team members

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A much-improved Choctaw County High School volleyball team was set to host H.W. Byers in the first round of the MHSAA Class I State Volleyball Playoffs on Tuesday.

The Lady Chargers, 16-9 on the season … Read more

The men from Mathiston who served

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By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The following is the first of a three part series giving the biographies of the 19 veterans that are listed on the New War Memorial Monument in Mathiston. The monument will be commemorated Sunday, … Read more

Choctaw Steelers play in Super Bowl Sunday afternoon

Started at the bottom, now they are at the top.  The Choctaw Steelers request everyone’s presence and support as they enter into the Super Bowl Playoffs Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 3 p.m. at Starkville High School.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw Steelers are set to take on the West Point Packers on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Starkville High School in the 9-10-year-old Super Bowl of the Mississippi Gridiron Youth Football League.… Read more

Barnyard fun

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CCHS FFA participates in FFA Children’s Barnyard

Twenty-seven CCHS FFA members traveled to Jackson, MS to work a shift at the FFA Children’s Barnyard during the MS State Fair on Friday, October 9. Students were responsible for taking care of … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 10/21/15

An easy option to paying a fine

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Entreprise McComb Journal

Last week the Clarion-Ledger reported on a lawsuit that claims the city of Jackson has been illegally jailing poor people, sometimes for months at a … Read more

Choctaw schools encourage attendance

From press reports

Choctaw County School District has been strongly encouraging student attendance this school year.

Average daily attendance is directly related to the funding every district receives each year.
Attendance during the months of September and October is critical … Read more

EMCC Lions clinch MACJC North Division championship

From school reports

SCOOBA – Clinching their seventh MACJC North Division football title in eight years, the eighth-ranked Lions of East Mississippi Community College also secured a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state playoffs by earning a 49-16 home … Read more