By Austin Bishop
French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright knows a little something about challenges and adversity.
Wright and his Panthers face another big hill to climb on Friday night when they travel south to take … Read more
The Choctaw Plaindealer will print a correction of any error published in the newspaper or online. To request a correction, please call our newsroom at (662) 285-6248.… Read more
French Camp Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon and Bullying Prevention Week October 26 – 30.
This was a special week set aside to raise drug and bullying awareness for students all across America. During this week the students participated in … Read more
Choctaw County Career and Technology Center participated in the annual Choctaw County Jack-O-Lantern on Saturday, October 24. Staff and students constructed a photo cut out board for children to use as a prop for having their photos taken.… Read more
From press reports
Choctaw County Extension Master Gardeners held their 6th annual Scarecrow Trail October 19-31. This year, twenty scarecrows were entered which is the largest number to date.… Read more
Submitted by Derek Huffman
After discussing the most common muscles and tissues as well as the various organ systems, the Choctaw Co. High School Science of Agricultural Animals class dissected fetal pigs.… Read more
By Roy D. Hawkins
When I opened the pickup door, the buck bolted and headed across the plains. Obviously he was determined to put as much of Wyoming as he could between him and us in the shortest possible time. … Read more
By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Ackerman was overflowing with superheroes, princesses, cowboys, ninja turtles and more for Jack’ O Lantern Jam on October 24. Approximately 400 kids and their families were in attendance.… Read more
Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 26-30, to promote drug free awareness.
Students & teachers dressed up in the theme for each day: Monday “A Minion Reasons to be Drug Free” (dress like minions); Tuesday “Peace Out Drugs” … Read more
By Ruth Nowlin
Because it is Veteran’s Day, I want to share thoughts of these special ones with you. So go with me for a moment. Back then we were all together in a tiny little house along … Read more