News

Newspaper seeks Santa Letters

Continuing a generations-old Christmas tradition, the Choctaw Plaindealer is serving as the information pipeline for area children to send their letters to Santa Claus. The newspaper is also requesting Letters of Gratefulness to place in the section to celebrate the…

Service Award

During a recent service award ceremony held in Tupelo, Miss., Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert recognized several MDOT employees for their years of service. The executive director and the Mississippi Transportation Commission staff thank these Choctaw…

Attendance competition

AES continues with their attendance competition.  The boys won for the month of October so Mrs. Gina Smith (asst. principal) paid the price for the girl’s loss.  During a student assembly Mrs. Smith was blessed with a big bucket of…

News of Yesteryear

Chuck Bailey, reporter for the Choctaw Plaindealer will chose an interesting item in past issues to highlight. 43 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 14, 1972, Choctaw Plaindealer: W. D. Coleman Named Deputy Atty. General…

WES sings

Ms. Coffey’s and Mrs. Jones WES 3rd and 4th grade students sang Christmas songs for the residents of Ackerman Nursing Home today under the direction of Ms. Rachel McCool.

DSU inks Cooley to new four-year agreement

CLEVELAND, Miss. – Delta State University director of athletics Ronnie Mayers announced Monday, Dec. 14 that the school and head football coach Todd Cooley have reached an agreement on a new four-year contract effective Dec. 15, 2015. Cooley has led…

School menus

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk) Choctaw County Breakfast (All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers) Wednesday, Dec. 16: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken Patty Thursday, Dec. 17: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito…

Calendar of Events

Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group Nov. and Dec. Full Circle is part of the Mississippi State University Extension and meets every Tuesday from 9:00-12:00. (During the 1st Tuesday of each month, Yarn Spinners Book Club joins the group from…

Beauty wins

The 2015 Mister and Miss Mathiston pageant was held on November 21 in Bennett Hall on the former Wood College campus. We had a great turnout and got to see all the handsome little guys and a lot of beautiful…