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From press & staff reports

EveryVoteHeadingC1011_L_300_C_YOnly 60 percent of the voting eligible population heads to the polls during presidential election years, according to the Center for Voting and Democracy. This number drops to 40 percent during midterm elections.

These numbers … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

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

MHSAA ruling has no affect on French Camp

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy.

A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association association restricted students from … Read more

In Our Community – 07/29/15

“Life Is a Beach”
Lisa Harris

Recently the extended family and I took our annual beach trip to Orange Beach, Alabama. My parents were there, my kids, my brothers, my nieces and nephews, my sister in laws, and my son’s … Read more

The Civil War – History of 33rd Mississippi Infantry

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 33rd Mississippi included companies from southwest, central, and northern Mississippi. Company G, the Jeff Davis Browns, was raised in Choctaw County. This history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”

“This regiment was … Read more

Where to vote in Choctaw County

The upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election in Choctaw County will feature only one split precinct this year – District 5.

Residents of this district will be asked to vote, depending on their location, for the office of Constable … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 44 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports this week

7/16/15 Tregory Esters, b/m, 8/8/87, APD:  shoplifting, false identity information, susp D.L., & FTA/contempt… Read more

Sound off! – 07/29/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office
Serving those who served
By
Mark Bunn
SFC, USA (Retired)
Veterans Service Officer

I hope everyone had a great July 4, Independence Day and I hope everyone took a moment to remember … Read more

Voting is easy and all should participate

From press & staff reports

How often have you voted for your favorite sports team or television show? Don’t you think issues that usually affect your daily life deserve your vote, too?

For most voters in Choctaw County, the process … Read more