Photo courtesy of: Hannah O’Brien

The Town of French Camp  held a prayer service for National Day of Prayer on May 1 at the French Camp Town Hall. A total of 22 people attended the event. The opening was given by Mayor Glen Barlow. He … Read more

Easter hunt


FCE Pre-K and Kindergarten  students enjoyed an Easter Egg hunt and a picnic at the log cabin area of French Camp. The fun was held on… Read more

AES pre-k hunt

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AES Pre-K students enjoyed their Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the City Park! Thank you to the Mayor and … Read more

Mother’s Day is a great day to quit smoking

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms. It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use. Unfortunately, tobacco use among women remains a … Read more

Supervisors purchase fire truck for Union Fire Dept.


By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors have purchased a new fire truck for the Union Volunteer Fire Department this past week during their monthly board meeting on April 30.
The new fire truck was … Read more

AES 6th Graders enjoy Tennessee field trip

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AES 6th Grade Girls at Ruby Falls on their 6th grade trip.

By Press Reports

The Ackerman Elementary School 6th grade students have worked hard this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good behavior was recognized, and they were rewarded with a special 3-day trip to Chattanooga, Tenn.
During … Read more

Deadly tornado destroys home of CCHS baseball coach

A road near Jordan Circle moments after the deadly tornado.

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Andy Young is the first to admit he didn’t initially take the early warnings of a storm headed toward Winston County seriously.
As soon as Choctaw County High School let out early last Monday … Read more

Students celebrate Arbor Day at Red Hills Mine


By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The fourth grade students of the Choctaw County School District celebrated Arbor Day this past Friday with the Red Hills Mine and the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District. With Arbor Day usually … Read more

95 years


bdayUrbane Breland of Mathiston recently celebrated his 95th birthday over the Easter holiday. Mr. Breland’s niece, Rhonda Crowley, decorated his… Read more

Head Start visits AEST 


60 Head Start students ages 3-4 years old recently visited the AEST program at the Choctaw County Career & Technology Center. Mrs. Kristy Camp, AEST Instructor spoke with students about the requirements for plant growth. She and… Read more