From press reports
Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Last month, the 14 … Read more
By Austin Bishop
The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended.
HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and … Read more
Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more
By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
High temperatures with heat indices in the triple digits can cause wilting of plants, man and beast.
Animals can get to a cool spot in the shade. We can go indoors, … Read more
Must Choose between Democratic or Republican ballot during primary
(Vote for ONE in each race)… Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
This summer I’m doing a study on the 8th-century epic poem “Beowulf,” regarded as the first great text in English literature. The Norton Anthology of English Literature pointed out that … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
The October 9, 2013 issue of the Plaindealer included Part I of the history of the 5th Mississippi, through 1863.
There were several companies of men from Winston, Choctaw and surrounding counties in the 5th Mississippi, … Read more
From press reports
The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 53 miscellaneous incident reports and 8 incident offense reports this week.… Read more
By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce
Political speaking, free food, parade and more will fill the Choctaw County Courthouse lawn on Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m.
Everyone is invited to the free Old Fashioned Stump Rally and Freedom of Spirit … Read more