News

Foust looking for big year with Millsaps Majors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

When the Majors of Millsaps College play a passing team, Alex Foust’s eyes light up. That gives the former Ackerman High School standout the opportunity to do what he loves, get into the offensive backfield … Read more

Watch for powdery mildew on crepe myrtles

By Lelia Kelly, PhD
State Consumer Horticulture Specialist
Extension Professor
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center

Encourage continued blooming of crepe myrtles by cutting back the tips of the branches as flowers fade. This will remove the developing seedpods and … Read more

Diabetes scams fool with quack cures 


From Press Reports 

Watch out for an email scam promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. These messages claim that the products are endorsed by official organizations and offer amazing results, but it’s all a con, according to … Read more

Prevent vehicle theft: #protectyourride

From Press Reports

The number of vehicle thefts is shockingly high in the United States, with a vehicle stolen approximately every 45 seconds.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation supports Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, held each July by the National Highway … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

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

Jail docket – 07/22/15

The Choctaw County sheriff’s department filed 58 miscellaneous incident reports and 9 incident offense reports this last week.

7/10/15 Myron Walker b/m 3/24/78 CSO suspended D.L.

7/10/15 Jennifer Pullen w/f 1/31/62 APD poss of marijuana & expired D.L.… Read more

Obituaries – 07/22/15

Katie Jewel Grimes Allday
July 14, 2015
Services for Katie Jewell Grimes Allday, 57, of Springhill were July 18, 2015, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with Dr. James Bryant and the Rev. Tim Lane officiating. Burial was in Embry … Read more

Legals – 07/22/15

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’ S SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF CHOCTAW
WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated May 8, 2007, executed by WAYNE E EUBANKS SR, … Read more