New doctor on call

Dr. Gene Cathey recently joined the Pioneer Medical Clinic team. He is pictured with his family, (left to right) Bryce, Rene, Cathey holding Mary Jane and Macey.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Expanding and improving healthcare is a priority of Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw. They are achieving this goal by adding more doctors and services.

Recently, they brought on Dr. Rene Cathey to the … Read more

Chamber welcomes back CCSD staff


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce helped welcome back the teachers and staff of the Choctaw County School District on August 2.

The Chamber provided breakfast at the district’s countywide meeting for staff and teachers. School for the CCSD begins … Read more

Kudzu bug numbers up, affecting soybeans, houses


By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE — The kudzu bug is a nonnative insect that is becoming a management headache in soybeans and a pest in houses after just one year in the state.

The insect was … Read more

Supervisors sign three county Partnership resolution

Choctaw, Webster and Montgomery Counties officially form the Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi on July 31 in Winona. Pictured is (sitting) Chris McIntire, Choctaw County Board of Supervisors president, Pat Cummings, Webster County Board of Supervisors president and Ron Woods, Montgomery County Board of Supervisors president along with the three county supervisors, chancery clerks, Mayors of Eupora and Winona, Senator Gary Jackson and other elected officials. Photo by Amanda McBride

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Choctaw, Webster and Montgomery Counties have officially partnered together to recruit industries and create jobs within the tri-county area.

The presidents of the Board of Supervisors for Choctaw, Webster and Montgomery Counties officially … Read more

Gentiva Hospice introduces Memory Care Program

From press reports


In an effort to better support the needs of the community, Gentiva Hospice, a member of the Gentiva Health Services family of home health and hospice providers, is bringing a new concept to its hospice care. … Read more

MSU professors work with parents for healthy families

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE – Getting enough sleep can significantly improve a child’s readiness for school and general well-being.

Mississippi State University researchers recently took on a project at a local child care center … Read more

Meet The Chargers Night set for Aug. 15

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The inaugural Meet The Chargers night is set for Choctaw County High School’s Dale Davidson Field on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m.

Choctaw County Booster Club president Mariann Beals said the CCHS volleyball … Read more

Calendar of Events

Looking for relatives “Jordan”

My name is Joyce Bean and I am trying to locate my relatives the “Jordans” who were related to my mother, Mary Jean Jordan. My mother was married and took the last name of my father … Read more

Community Blood Drive set

From press reports


The road of life is often rocky and filled with unforeseen obstacles—like traumatic injuries, life-threatening injuries and major surgeries. Blood donors help pave the way to recovery for patients by making sure blood is available when … Read more