Bagging the three score and ten buck

By Roy Hawkins

It’s December 21st, and I arrive at the deer camp just after noon. In addition to my son Jody, our friends Bill Newman and his son Dan are also in camp. I’m invited to join them for … Read more

Clanton earns CIPP/US certification

From Press Reports

Eupora native Brad Clanton, founding member, Clanton Legal Group PLLC, has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Clanton, an attorney based in Jackson serving clients across the state … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/10/14

Prep Basketball
Choctaw County Tournament (4 p.m. — East Webster vs. Ethel girls; 5:30 p.m. — East Webster vs. Ethel boys; 7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Choctaw County girls; 8:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Choctaw … Read more

Christmas Star, free public program set for French Camp

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 12, 2014, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, … Read more

In Our Community – 12/10/14

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

We have lots of nighttime visitors that seldom survive in the yard.  One such nocturnal family decided to come right to the door asking for a handout a few nights ago.  The fray that ensued … Read more

What, When and Feelings Marriage

By Dave Yauk

The setting was serene! The sky was a brilliant blue, the mountains of Colorado towered out over the plains, and the light air coming off the Rocky Mountains was brisk and comfortable as my wife and I … Read more

Holiday food safety tips from MSU Extension Service

The holidays are without question a very special time of year. Friends and families come together to celebrate the joy of the Christmas season, and on behalf of the Winston County Extension Office, we wish each and every one of … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/10/14

Holiday Open House
Dec. 11
Holiday Open House is Thursday, December 11 from 2:30-6 pm at the Choctaw County Library.  Activities for the day include: Santa (bring your camera and take pictures), crafts for kids, Festival of Trees (vote for … Read more

CCHS, FCA remain in familiar football districts

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

When redistricting and reclassification was announced by the Mississippi High School Activities Association on Friday, both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy found themselves in familiar regions, although an opponent or two … Read more