News

Celebrating 95 years

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Mrs. Pearlene Kyle Baxter will be 95 on July 12, 2013. She is a life long resident of Choctaw County (Chester, Ms.) Mrs. Baxter has resided at the Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Clinton for the last 7 years.… Read more

Pet of week

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Bubbles is a small mixed breed puppy around 9 weeks old. She and her sister are looking for a good home. She is current on shots and will be spayed when she is older.  Her adoption fee is $40. Please … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Eula Faye Bailey


Funeral services for Eula Faye Bailey of French Camp were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Oliver Chapel in Winona, with burial following in the French Camp Cemetery at French Camp. Rev. … Read more

School board approves 2013-2014 budget

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County School Board held their budget approval meeting for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year as well as a special meeting regarding property liability insurance in the conference room at the Central … Read more

Historical Luncheon slated

The July Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, July 9 at noon. The speaker will be Glen Blaine, graduate of French Camp Academy and principal of Ackerman Elementary School.

Historical Highlight Luncheons are held … Read more

Blaylock resigns, search for new principal begins

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Corey Blaylock, principal at Choctaw County High School, last week. The Choctaw County School Board approved his resignation and letting him out of his contract in their June 25 special board meeting.

Blaylock … Read more

Calendar of Events

VBS at New Haven Baptist

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VBS at New Haven Baptist Church, 6690 Stewart-Weir Road begins Sunday, July 7, at 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and continues through Thursday night with commencement on Friday at 6 p.m.  Join the stampede for … Read more

McCulloch celebrates 97th birthday

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Nora Dell McCulloch recently celebrated her 97th birthday. Her whole family wishes her a happy birthday. Pictured is McCulloch with five generations of mother and the Smith Family. Pictured is Nora Dell McCulloch-Mother, Bess Smith, Don Smith, Russell Smith, and … Read more

Education note

UM honor rolls

The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

Choctaw County Students Listed On Chancellor’s, Dean’s Honor Rolls

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. For … Read more

Farmer’s Market to begin

From press reports

 

The Choctaw County Farmers Market will be held Friday, July 12 beginning at 8 am at the corner of Main and Commerce Streets in Ackerman. Tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, Vardaman sweet potatoes, eggplant, blueberries, watermelon, peaches, plants … Read more