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School Bus Safety Program held

From School Reports “Buster” the school bus came to Choctaw County Elementary Schools to spread the news about school bus safety. He and instructor Bryan Nash with Crossgate Services from Warrior,

Head Start to reopen at Weir Elementary

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of opening a Head Start at Weir Elementary School at it’s regularly scheduled Board meeting Monday, February 8. The Board heard from representatives with…

Jail Docket – 02/17/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 23 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week. 2/5/16 Bridgett Robinson B/F 12/17/94 CSO/Delta 2 Trespassing & Disturbing the Peace 2/5/16 Jesse Ray Shearer W/M 10/16/76 CSO Willful Trespassing & Hold…

Enterprise Board to meet in Choctaw County

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Enterprise Board of Trustees will meet at the J.P Coleman Building in the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Boardroom at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18. The Board rotates its monthly board meetings between…

Editorial Roundup – 02/17/2016

Manning’s beer blunder By TIM KALICH Greenwood Commonwealth Although Peyton Manning’s skills as a quarterback have declined with age and injuries, his aptitude as a pitchman hasn’t. It was a little cheesy of him, after winning his second Super Bowl…

Calendar of Events – 02/17/2016

Stroke Support Group Feb. 17, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Oktibbeha County Hospital Community Room, Starkville. This support group helps patients who have experienced communicative, cognitive or swallowing difficulties as a result of stroke. This program is free and open to the public,…

News of Yesteryear – 02/17/2016

Three years ago this week–From the files of the February 13, 2013, Choctaw Plaindealer Supervisors to restructure bonds for 17.3 million By Amanda McBride The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to restructure bonds for 17.3 million in their January…

Holmes CC sweeps a pair from Mississippi Delta

From school reports The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs scored 45 points in the opening half to jump out early in Thursday night’s MACJC North Division contest over Mississippi Delta Community College and went on to win 90-55.