What do you know about Veterans Day?

By C.J. Johnson

Odds are, if you live in or around Choctaw County, you know a veteran and may have veterans in your family. But do you understand what Veterans Day is all about?

Almost a century ago, U. S. … Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 4  

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”  The article … Read more

In Our Community – 11/11/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

During this summer I have often found one or more of the family members either standing along the little pond that we call Billy’s Lake or reclining in one of the cast off lawn chairs … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/11/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the … Read more

Jesse hosket takes top MACJC South Division honors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Former French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket made his one year at East Central Community College count, passing for 1,592 yards and 17 touchdowns and just one interception on the way to being named to … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/11/15

Turkey & Tinsel
November 12
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to Turkey & Tinsel on November 12 from 10am-7pm in Choctaw County. This is what most businesses call Christmas Open House. Help us start the Thanksgiving and … Read more

Shop local for Turkey & Tinsel tomorrow

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Start your Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping locally during Turkey & Tinsel on Thursday, November 12 from 10am – 7 pm. Seventeen businesses in Choctaw County are offering great deals, door prizes and refreshments for Turkey … Read more

Jail docket – 11/11/15

Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith
October 30, 2015
Funeral services for Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith, 62, were held at Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ in Louisville on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. Elder Clifton Haynes officiated. Burial … Read more

Sound off! – 11/11/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office
Serving those who served
Mark Bunn
SFC, USA (Retired)
Veterans Service Officer

Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. On this day I would like to take a moment to reflect on all … Read more

Ribbon Cutting planned for Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress

By Amanda McBride/ Chamber of Commerce

Hunt’s Furniture & Mattress is open and ready for customers. The furniture and mattress store was named Ackerman Discount Furniture. The business is owned by Warren Hunt and has recently renamed the furniture store. … Read more