Choctaw County elects new officials for January swearing in

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Unlike neighboring Oktibbeha County where two supervisor races and a justice court race were being decided by absentee ballots, Choctaw County’s election results were clear enough election night in most races.

Deputy Circuit Court … Read more

‘Tis the season


City workers putting up Christmas decorations in downtown Ackerman, Monday November 4th, in anticipation of the upcoming various holiday events. Tomorrow, November 12th, … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

The Boy Scouts of America Perform a Flag Ceremony at the Monument Site for Mathiston Veterans Monument

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
JOHN 15:13

Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Brother Wade Stevens … Read more

Watson weclomed to New Zion Baptist

Madison Watson

New Zion Baptist Church is proud to welcome Madison Watson to the church ministry team.

Madison will serve as the children’s minister. Madison is a junior at MSU and a music performance major. She would like to lead worship professionally … Read more

CCC&TC hosts meeting

Students serving Krysta Butler, Ariel Davis, Kayla Hannah


The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center hosted the annual District II ACTE business meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

There were seventeen in attendance. Those attending included the CCCTC staff and special guests Mrs. Linda Bath, Executive Director … Read more

FCA Panthers hit road to face Lumberton


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright knows a little something about challenges and adversity.

Wright and his Panthers face another big hill to climb on Friday night when they travel south to take … Read more