News

Supervisors receive tax roll objections

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors heard objections to the county’s personal and real tax rolls during its Aug. 3 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

The meeting began with an amendment … Read more

Start student’s day with a nutritious breakfast

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service –Choctaw County

Studies show that children who eat breakfast tend to have higher school attendance, have better overall test scores, solve problems more easily and have better muscle coordination. … Read more

4-County members warned of burglary/scam

4-County Electric Power Association members are being asked to be careful in the wake of reports of criminals identifying themselves as electric company employees in order to steal from homes.

There have been several reports from local law enforcement officials … Read more

Charger work on basics in first week of practice

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger saw a lot of energy out of his Chargers during the first week of team practice allowed by the Mississippi High School Activities Association.

“That … Read more

Wright says Panthers need to be more physical

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Physicality hasn’t been a problem for the French Camp Academy football team in recent years, but veteran Panthers head coach Nathan Wright said his team must improve in that area as the 2015 regular season … Read more

CCHS Alumni hold field day for children

Submitted by Dr. I.D. Thompson

The sounds of laughter and play filled Glasgow Park in Ackerman as more than 200 happy children enjoyed the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association’s 7th Annual Field Day on Saturday, July 25th. According to … Read more

In Our Community – 08/12/15

That’s Life

Ruth Nowlin

School is in session again.  As I walked along with the dogs this morning I drifted back to the days when my younger siblings and I began school in the fall.  Then and now – not … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner … Read more

Extension service to offer computer classes

Submitted by Juli Hughes
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw County’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project is offering free adult computer classes. Jamie Varner, instructor, will teach about Internet, email, … Read more