Dr. Martin Luther King Day activities 2014 planned

By Press Reports


The Dr. MLK Commemoration Committee will host its 16th Annual Image Award Banquet on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Kosciusko High School Commons. Social Hour begin at 6:30 followed by the program at 7:00. This … Read more

MDOC employees receive recognition awards

By Press Reports


The Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) announced today the October, November and December Mississippi State Penitentiary and Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2013.

Local MDOC employees receiving awards are … Read more

Teens and Social Media: Posting violent video occurs

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer


With our culture steadily incorporating social media into our everyday lives, it is important that communities recognize the effect it is having on our younger generations.

Teenagers are one of these groups that … Read more


Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes

Kilmichael, Ms.

Mr. Rudolph R. Hughes, 85, died 1/9/14 in Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood, Ms. Services were held 2 PM Sunday, 1/12/14 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora, with burial in the Ebenezer Cemetery in … Read more

Mentors key to small business owner success

(Family Features) You have a compelling business model … ambition … entrepreneurial spirit. Add in a solid business plan and the necessary capital, and you may be well on your way toward launching a business. But before you take the … Read more

Mathiston Civic League active in December

By Betty Jeffcoats, President

Civic League of Mathiston


Mathiston’s 2013 Christmas Parade, which was held Dec. 14, was a huge success.

The theme for our parade was “A Christmas to Remember” and conjured up thoughts of Christmases past. Our … Read more

French Camp set to open division play this week

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Mission accomplished.

While the French Camp Academy boys and girls basketball teams may not have won as many games as they would have liked in last week’s Montgomery County Tournament, both squads were … Read more

Civil War – Letters from the home front

Submitted by C.J. Johnson


Mrs. Roy McCarty contributed two letters from John F. Porter to his parents and family during the War Between the States, which were published in Mrs. Virginia Carlisle’s book of Choctaw County history in 1997.… Read more