Jail docket – 11/04/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 48 miscellaneous reports and 18 incident offense reports last week.
10/23/15 Ervin Kirkwood B/M 1/24/58 CSO Grand Larceny
10/24/15 Brittany Woods W/F 2/19/88 CSO Shoplifting… Read more

‘United We Feed’ project launched Nov. 2

United Way leaders are launching a major food drive this week to help restock area food pantries and feed hungry families across a four-county area.

Sponsored by the United Way of North Central Mississippi in partnership with several business and … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/04/15

Big gifts for big business

Editorial by Jack Ryan, Publisher of the Enterprise McComb Journal

A new report on economic development in 14 states shows in excellent detail how states have skewed taxpayer dollars toward large corporations instead of small … Read more

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 3

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 30th Mississippi included Company C, the Choctaw Planters, which was raised in Choctaw County. This continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.” The article continues the discussion … Read more

Late touchdown pushes Northwest past East Central, 27-20

From school reports

SENATOBIA — It took a fourth quarter touchdown for the No. 2-ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers to put away a determined East Central Community College Warrior football team on Saturday and earn a 27-20 win in … Read more

Operation Christmas Child underway in county

Share the light and love of Christ with children by packing a Samaritan Shoe Box. Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is November 16-23, 2015. The Relay Center or drop off site for Choctaw County is Ackerman Baptist Church Family … Read more

Prep basketball at least a week away

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

With both French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School still playing football, high school basketball isn’t set to tip off in the county until the middle of November.

Choctaw County is scheduled to host … Read more

Safety, caution urged during hunting season  

With hunting season underway, the National Forests in Mississippi urges all forest visitors to practice safety when visiting a national forest.

Visitors please plan your activities accordingly during hunting season to avoid accidents. “We want all visitors to be aware … Read more