HEC hosts Back-to-school bash


From press and staff reports

Health Education Center/First Unity Health Ministry would like to thank everyone for attending its first motivation Back to School Bash on Aug. 1, 2015. The program was a great success because of all who attended.… Read more

French Camp to hold special election

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

On Tuesday, August 18, the Town of French Camp will be holding a special election to replace a vacant Alderman position.

Qualifying documentation for the vacant position was to be submitted by potential candidates … Read more

Fly rodding for Asian carp

18 pound Asian Carp taken by author on 7-weight fly rod from tailrace at Grenada Lake.

By Roy D. Hawkins

As soon as it felt the hook, the monster took off on a run that stripped my fly reel of all its line and a good part of the backing. In recent years, a great deal … Read more

Group active in good works in county


From press reports

Look up the next time you’re in Broken Wings’ Thrift Store and see the new banners featuring the WORKS OF MERCY.

For the last 2 years you have seen the CIRCLES OF PEACE series…and now they are … Read more

Historical luncheon to feature Rodgers


French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon  will be Tuesday, August 11, noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church.

The speaker will be Carolyn Scoggins Rodgers who will be sharing stories of “The Three Sisters: Erline Crowder, Christine Scoggins, and Ruby Stevens,” … Read more

Education Notes – 08/05/15


ICC recognizes Lemire

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2015 include Kelsey Lemire of Weir, Academic, Special Achievement. … Read more

Lee ready for a strong sophomore season

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By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, LA — It’s more than a 325 mile drive from Ackerman, Miss. to Lafayette, La., but that doesn’t keep sophomore University of Louisiana Lafayette defensive lineman Taboris Lee from feeling like he is at … Read more

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock died July 30


From press reports

Retired Chancery Judge Edward Prisock of Louisville died Thursday, July 30, after a short battle with pancreatic and liver cancers. He was 74.

A funeral service  will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Grace … Read more