First Impressions Grant applications available

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by calling 662-285-3778 and must be … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

Montgomery County Tournament (4 p.m. — East Webster Girls vs. Winona; 5:20 p.m. — East Webster Boys vs. Winona; 6:40 p.m. — FCA girls vs. Montgomery County; 8 p.m. — FCA boys vs. Montgomery County)… Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting

Jan. 11

The VFW Post 5569 will meet Saturday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman. They meet the second Saturday of each month.


Fantabulous Me National Pageant

Jan. 18

The Fantabulous Me National … Read more

Schedule set for Extension gardening workshop series

MERIDIAN — Garden enthusiasts with resolutions to learn more about their favorite hobby should mark their calendars for a series of workshops available at the county Extension office.

Wayne Porter, a regional Extension horticulture specialist, will kick off the 2014 … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 41 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week.

12/27/13    TYNISHA SAFFOLD    W/F       2/6/84       CSO         SUSP D.L. & NO INSURANCE

12/27/13     ANTHONY L WOODS    B/M     1/24/84       CSO        IMPROPER EQUIPMENT, SUSP D.L., &  … Read more

Historical Luncheon next week

By Press Reports


The January Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Tuesday, January 14 at noon. The speaker will be Rev. Sonny Branning and his topic is “Growing Up in French Camp.”

Both Sonny and … Read more

Avoid the seven deadly sins of gardening

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center


Cold weather keeps gardeners indoors dreaming of the projects they want to take on in the spring. Keep plans real by avoiding seven common mistakes. (Photo by MSU … Read more

Chargers take win over East Webster boys

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County High School boys opened the 2014 portion of their basketball schedule in fine fashion on Friday night, taking a 63-51 win over homestanding East Webster.

The win pushed the Chargers … Read more

The secrets of Orion to be discussed at Rainwater

From press reports


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 10, 2014, starting at 7:00 p.m. by … Read more