Police officer visit

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Officer James Brooks, a 10 year veteran officer serving the citizens of Choctaw County, made a special visit to Mrs Ables First Grade Class.… Read more

Bowman named director of Enterprise


By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

ACKERMAN — Lara Bowman has been selected as director of The Enterprise, an economic development arm of Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster counties.

Newspaper staff discussed with her about her role and the purpose of … Read more

Finally, A Monument to the Soldiers of Mississippi at Shiloh

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One hundred fifty-three years after the fighting ended, a monument is now in place at Shiloh National Military Park honoring the 6,000 Mississippi soldiers who fought there. Located a few miles into Tennessee, the newly dedicated Mississippi monument was transferred … Read more

French Camp hosts Noxapater in key Region 3-1A contest

French Camp defense makes the stop against Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s hopes of hosting a first-round game in the MHSAA Class A State Football Playoffs could be elevated or dashed by what happens when the Panthers play host to Noxapater on Friday night.… Read more

Mathiston War Memorial Nears Completion


Commemoration ceremony set for Sunday, November 8th

By Chuck Bailey

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added and lighting for the American and Mississippi Flags, so they can … Read more