News

Lady Chargers open volleyball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell said her Lady Chargers improved as the day went on during the Pontotoc Classic on Saturday.

Choctaw County dropped its season opener to Pontotoc in … Read more

Saturn: The Ringed Giant to be discussed

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given on Friday August 14, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of … Read more

Sports schedules – 08/12/15

WED, AUG. 12
Women’s College Soccer
10 a.m. — MSU at UT-Martin

FRIDAY, AUG. 14
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Set It Off Tournament at RIdgeland (Choctaw County entered)… Read more

Aldermen set date for budget public hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen set the date for a public hearing regarding the town’s budget during its monthly meeting held on August 4 in the Town Hall Boardroom at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam planning session scheduled Aug. 18

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

It’s hard to think about Halloween when it’s August, but it’s time to start thinking about Jack-O-Lantern Jam. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce needs your help in planning this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jam.

There will … Read more

Bradley begins new stage of football career

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

LAFAYETTE, La. — Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley took a step onto a bigger stage last week, when he began football practice with the University of Louisiana Lafayette.

Bradley, who scored 47 … Read more

Keep the roadways safe during Back-To-School Times

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC) made a study and found out that 94 million American drivers are unclear … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/12/15

Revival to be held
Crossroads Baptist Church Choctaw County Revival will be held August 9-13 beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday- Thursday. The visiting evangelist will be Do.

Turning Tide
The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw … Read more

Dealing with morning madness when school begins

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

It’s five minutes before it’s time to leave for school and you’re frantically looking for a lost shoe or you’re trying to find lunch money. Sound familiar? … Read more