News

Holmes drops to 1-2 with 40-14 loss to Itawamba

From School Reports

GOODMAN — Costly mistakes early in the contest helped the Itawamba Community College Indians jump ahead of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs in the first quarter, and the Bulldogs then played from behind the remainder of the … Read more

East Central falls to No 14-ranked Miss. Gulf Coast, 30-14

From School Reports

The No. 14 ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs handed the East Central Community College Warriors their first defeat of the season last Thursday by the score of 30-14 in a Mississippi Association of Community and … Read more

Editorial roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer

The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta.

But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also … Read more

Lady Chargers improve to 8-5 on volleyball season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School volleyball team improved to 8-5 on the season with a three-set win over Aberdeen last week.

The Lady Chargers, under the direction of first-year head coach Amanda Worrell, were scheduled … Read more

Supervisors approve 2015-16 annual budget

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget during its September 8 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

The board met again with Joe McCrainie, C.P.A. and retired … Read more

Calendar of Events – 09/16/15

Choctaw County Flea Market
Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications … Read more

Lady Panthers wade deep into region play

From staff reports

The French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team was set to move deep into region play over the next two weeks by taking on Nanih Waiya and Noxapater over the next two weeks.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/16/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This web page provides vocabulary-building words from its “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations and techniques to help you … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/16/15

Grateful for the concern

I would like to send a heartfelt appreciation to each of you that called, sent flowers, cards, brought food and most of all thanks for your prayers during my surgery and recovery. My family and I … Read more

Bull & Barrels fundraiser slated  

From Staff Reports

A Bull and Barrels event will be Oct. 31 at the Louisville Coliseum. This is a fundraiser for Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman, who will compete in Miniature Bucking Bulls during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas … Read more