Valentine’s Day fun

Valentine’s Day fun

Photos by Daniel Brunty

Residents at the Choctaw County Nursing Center were treated to a special Valentine’s Day party. … Read more

Miles hold family event

2014 Family Gathering Miles Cousins

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


On January 9, 2014 all seven of the Miles first cousins, grandchildren of Jasper Alford Winsted Miles and his wife Alma Mattie King, gathered in Weir to … Read more

Rep. Hood provides legislative update

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood


Two big deadlines faced House members this week as they made their way through the Calendar. Thursday, February 13, was the deadline for Original Floor Action on general bills and constitutional amendments. If … Read more

Golden Triangle lands waste tire grant

From Press Reports


The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority a $90,000 waste tire grant.

The authority will use… Read more

Calendar of events

Feb. 20

Noon-1 p.m. at Choctaw County Extension Office  (interactive video). Dr. Wayne Porter will discuss different … Read more

Supervisors hire firm for hospital study

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer


After much discussion, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to hire the Horne Group to perform the required Miss. Code 41-13-15 (8) hospital study.

The board met in a quick meeting February … Read more

Civil War – General Sherman hits Meridian Hard

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, known for his “March to the Sea” via Georgia in 1864, entered the Mississippi railroad center of Meridian on February 14, 1864. Meridian would be a … Read more