First Down Friday for November

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


It’s time for First Down Friday in November! Friday, November 1, will be First Down Friday in Choctaw County. Local citizens are being asked to spend $10 at two or more businesses in … Read more

Sports schedules



Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Philadelphia

7 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster

7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp

7 p.m. — Nettleton at Louisville

7 p.m. — Sebastopol at Noxapater… Read more

Calendar of Events

Cowboy Church

Have you made poor choices? Read John 5:14. Fell like something is missing from you life? Come join us to study God’s word every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. at Choctaw Riding Club Arena. The arena is located … Read more

Natural horsemanship promotes leadership

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications


\TUNICA – A decade after watching her first demonstration of Pat Parelli’s natural horsemanship techniques, Katie Cagle was in the arena with her horse for some personal instruction from the world-renowned horseman.

Cagle … Read more

Civil War – The Charge of the Mule Brigade

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


During the four years of the War Between the States, there were rare nighttime battles. In October 1863, in Marion and Hamilton Counties, Tennessee and Dade County, Georgia, perhaps the best known overnight battle occurred … Read more

Quality care top goal at Pioneer Hospital

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is proud to offer quality care to Choctaw County residents and area patients.

“Quality, safety and good care is one of Pioneer’s prime goals,” said Allen Gamble, PCH-Choctaw … Read more

CCSO assists with missing teenager, later found dead

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department assisted Montgomery County with a missing teen who was later found dead.

James Nail, 19, of Montgomery County was reported missing last Friday and later that day found … Read more

Order tree seedlings

Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District


The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District is currently taking orders for trees to be distributed in 2014. Orders for seedlings must be placed before Tuesday, December 3, 2013 The tree … Read more

Holmes takes win in last game of regular season

By Steve Diffey

HCC Sports Information Director


The Holmes Community College Bulldogs ended the regular season by winning its last three out of five games after defeating Coahoma Community College here, 48-21.

The Bulldogs piled up 500 yards of … Read more

Last day as Chamber director

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


I regretfully announce my last day as Executive Director of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be Wednesday, October 30. I have recently accepted a position at Mississippi … Read more