News

EMCC ranked preseason No. 6 in the nation

From school reports

 

SCOOBA – The two-time reigning MACJC North Division football champions of East Mississippi Community College have earned a No. 6 preseason ranking by JCGridiron.com in its annual Dirty 30 national junior college rankings.

Including all junior … Read more

Chamber reaches out to residents

From Lara Bowman

Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

To better communicate with residents of Choctaw County, I will be providing a weekly column to the The Choctaw Plaindealer about activities and topics of interest regarding the Chamber … Read more

Back to School Field Day set for August 3

By Press Reports

 

On August 3 the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will sponsor its Fifth Annual Back to School Field Day in Ackerman at the Tom Glasgow Park. All school-aged children along with their parents are invited … Read more

South Union Campmeeting set for July 26-31, 2013

From press reports

 

Pastor Ed Saunders and the members of South Union United Methodist Church invite you to the 141st Campmeeting at South Union Campground beginning Friday evening, July 26 through Wednesday, July 31.

The Camp Meeting preacher is … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Each week the writer of this column is devoted to teaching vocabulary building words and encouraging frequent use of them. A lexicon of advanced words is something you can carry … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Earline Bailey Williams

Mrs. Earline Bailey Williams, 84, retired homemaker, died June 28, 2013 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 11 AM, Monday, July 1, 2013 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 13 incident offense reports and 31 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

7/5/13   Jerry Robinson    B/M   8/29/82    CSO    Public Drunk

7/5/13   William Fair Jr.  B/M    5/24/89   MHP    DUI 3rd & Poss. of Beer

7/6/13   Michael … Read more

PSC passes energy efficiency rules

From Press Reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced July 11 that the Mississippi Public Service Commission has unanimously passed groundbreaking energy efficiency rules.

The rules will apply to electric and natural gas providers in Mississippi that, according to … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Lucky 13 4-H Club selling chances

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and … Read more