Obituaries – 09/16/15

Mr. Andy Winters
September 4, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Andy Winters, 75, were held at Winters Funeral Home in Kosciusko on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at White Plains Cemetery in McCool.… Read more

Legals – 09/16/15


WHEREAS, on November 1, 2001, Cleothy Mckinley and Wife Sharon S. Mckinley executed a certain deed of trust to Stephen R Colson, Trustee for the use and benefit of EquiFirst Corporation, which deed … Read more

Supervisors hold budget hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

There were many questions from residents regarding the county’s finances for the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors during the board’s budget hearing and meeting held on August 31 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.… Read more

County’s unemployment rate 7 percent for July


From s staff reports

Choctaw County’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.0 percent for July 2015 from 7.3 percent in June 2015, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

This is almost a 2 percent drop since July 2014 when … Read more

Class visit

Beard and Kindergarten

Superintendent Glen Beard, along with the rest of the of the Central Office staff, visited with the Kindergarten classes from Ackerman Elementary School on Friday, … Read more

Remembering Carmen

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Students and faculty of the Choctaw County School District schools wore commemorative t-shirts in memory of Carmen Smith on the day of the CCJH vs. Eupora game on Sept. 1. … Read more

Sims, Brown lead Wolfpack to upset of No. 1 EMCC


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

WESSON — As far as sophomore center Paxton Sims is concerned, hard work pays off and pays off big.

Sims and fellow ex-Choctaw County High School teammate Tre Brown, combined to help Copiah-Lincoln knock off … Read more

Maben Methodists visit sister church

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“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins

By Terry Harpole

Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC … Read more

Art Club

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Art Club meets on Tuesday afternoon at French Camp Elementary School… Read more