Letters to the editor – 11/25/15

Disagree with publisher’s stance
Upon reading the November 18th Choctaw Plaindealer, I was amazed at the bias that was introduced by the publisher, Joseph McCain. I’ve always thought that our local press has done a great job of not … Read more

E911 Calls – 11/25/15

Nov. 14
12:33 p.m., Stranded Motorist, MS Hwy. 15, APD.
1:03 p.m., Panic Alarm, MS Hwy. 15, APD.
4:53 p.m., Unwanted Person, Main St. Weir, WPD.… Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 6  

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

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

Calendar of Events – 11/25/15

Ackerman Christmas Parade
Dec. 3
The town of Ackerman has finalized their plans for their annual Christmas Parade. Ackerman is proud to announce the theme for the 2015 Christmas Parade “The Wonder of Christmas”. The parade is set for Thursday, … Read more

Jail Docket – 11/25/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 52 miscellaneous Incident reports and 9 incident offense reports last week.
11/14/15 Jason Birchfield W/M 3/13/85 CSO Bench Warrant/Simple Assault… Read more

Choctaw County sweeps two from Louisville

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

The Chargers of Choctaw County High School outscored Louisville 22-10 in the second half to take a 58-34 win over the Wildcats on Thursday night.

Danny Woodard and Akeem Kirkwood scored 13 points each … Read more

Sports schedules- 11/25/2015

College Basketball
4 p.m. — Georgia State at Ole Miss
Prep Football
7 p.m. — 6A/5A/4A/3A/2A/1A North State Championships
7 p.m. — 6A/5A/4A/3A/2A/1A South State Championships… Read more

Obituaries – 11/25/15

Mrs. Mary B. Johnson
November 12, 2015
Graveside services for Mrs. Mary B. Johnson, 91, were held at French Camp Cemetery on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Randy Bridges officiated.
Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker. Mrs. Johnson … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Ella Mae Breland

Mathiston, MS

Mrs. Ella Mae Breland, 92, passed away on November 16, 2015, at her residence in Mathiston. Mrs. Ella Mae was born May 27, 1923, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Maybell Gregg Coggins. She … Read more