French Camp hosts Noxapater in key Region 3-1A contest

French Camp defense makes the stop against Nanih Waiya

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy’s hopes of hosting a first-round game in the MHSAA Class A State Football Playoffs could be elevated or dashed by what happens when the Panthers play host to Noxapater on Friday night.… Read more

Mathiston War Memorial Nears Completion


Commemoration ceremony set for Sunday, November 8th

By Chuck Bailey

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added and lighting for the American and Mississippi Flags, so they can … Read more

FCE holds BETA induction

Pictured are the Beta Club members. Back row left to right - Maddie Davis, Anderson Ulerich, Cody Perry, Katie Grace Browning, Maci Grice, Cameron McDaniel, Ian Paladino, Cody Perry. Next row - Lillian Bright, Jordan Chaney, Ruth Storment, Kason Rainey, Luke Beard, Jillian Skidmore, Isaiah Whitlock, Connor Paladino, Bradley McCoy. Next row - Elijah Arrowood, Lizzy Campbell, Savanna Broughton. Front row - James Johnson, Brady Turnipseed, Nick Winters.

From press reports

French Camp Elementary Junior Beta Club held their annual Candlelight Induction Service Ceremony on Friday, October 2, 2015. … Read more

French Camp set for MHSAA 1A softball playoffs

Softball senior night
First row: Megan Moen, Lucy Oakes, & Monica Moen. Back row: Phoebe Busbea, Anna McLain, Bailey Clunan, & Kaley Edwards

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy were set to open play in the MHSAA Class 1A State Slow-Pitch Softball Playoffs on Tuesday.
FCA, which finished second in Region 6-1A, were set to visit Sebastopol … Read more

Nelons in concert at FBC Eupora

Kelly Nelon Clark, Amber Nelon Thompson, Jason Clark and Autumn Nelon Clark

For the Progress-Times

The Grammy-nominated, six-time Dove award-winning Nelons will be in concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora at 7 p.m. Oct. 22.… Read more

Robert L. Benson Retires

L to R - Jerry Lawson, Kenny Clark, Terry Kemp, J.C. Butler, Tres Tipton, Bob Benson

By Mike Thomas

A retirement reception for Bob Benson, former Mine Manager at Mississippi Lignite Mining Company’s Red Hills Mine and President and CEO of North American Coal Corporation, was held Monday, September 28, at the Choctaw County Community Center. … Read more

Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

From Press Reports

Red Ribbon Week, one of the most effective campaigns for preventing tobacco use among youth, takes place Oct. 23–31. This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The week is an opportunity for … Read more