School board sets date for budget hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board held their last regular monthly meeting before the end of the school year on May 12 at the Choctaw County Central Office.

After calling the meeting to order, the … Read more

GIRLFRIENDS take road trip

GIRLFRIENDS at Broken Wings enjoy exhibits at the Mississippi Museum of Art

By Sister Alies Therese

GIRLFRIENDS at Broken Wings were on the road again…and back to the MS Museum of Art to experience the wonderful quilt exhibition by the African-American quilter (d. 2011) G. MacGee. Her SLAVE SERIES was jaw-dropping, both … Read more

CCGS provides power and goodwill in county

Broken Wings Ministry recently received a $1,000 donation from the Choctaw County Generating Station in lieu of their Global Giving Day activities. Pictured with Bro Roger Griffith of Broken Wings (center) are Plant Manager, Howard Holder (right) and Plant Administrator, Stacey Thornton (left).

From press & staff reports

The Choctaw County Generating Station provides electric power through one of cleanest running and efficient natural gas burning Generating Stations in the country.  The 800 megawatt combined cycle plant is located in French Camp. The … Read more

Winston County Tornado Relief seeking more donations

tornado damage

From press reports

With 10 citizens lives lost, dozens injured and thousands in need of assistance, the organizers of the Winston County Tornado Relief continue to seek donations.
“Our thoughts and sympathy are with all those impacted by this horrific … Read more

CCHS retirees honored

retirement pic

Choctaw County High School recently held a Come-and-Go Retirement Reception for (l to r) Counselor Lynn Scribner, Mathematics Teacher Carolyn Lindley, Special Ed. Teacher Linda Reed, and Special Ed. Teacher Robert Mamrak, on… Read more

Calendar of events

FUMC Homecoming

May 24
First Unity United Methodist Church will hold their 3rd Annual Homecoming Celebration on May 24 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be … Read more

Reform School Reunion

From press reports

It is once again time for the annual Reform School Reunion. It is scheduled to be held at the Sherwood Community Center on Sunday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Community Center is located … Read more

Number of voter IDs issued tops 1,000 in state

From press reports

Jackson, Miss.—The number of Mississippi Voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
 “Our research shows only 0.8% of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID.  Our Agency and the Circuit Clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters … Read more