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French Camp Elementary School’s Kindergarten visits Buffalo Park The French Camp Elementary Kindergarten class recently enjoyed a field trip

What do you know about Veterans Day?

By C.J. Johnson Odds are, if you live in or around Choctaw County, you know a veteran and may have veterans in your family. But do you understand what Veterans Day is all about? Almost a century ago, U. S.…

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 4  

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The 30th Mississippi included companies from  central Mississippi.  Company C, the Choctaw Planters, was raised in Choctaw County.  This  continuation of the 30th Mississippi history comes from Dunbar Rowland’s “Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898.”  The article…

In Our Community – 11/11/15

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin During this summer I have often found one or more of the family members either standing along the little pond that we call Billy’s Lake or reclining in one of the cast off lawn chairs…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/11/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the…

Jesse hosket takes top MACJC South Division honors

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Former French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket made his one year at East Central Community College count, passing for 1,592 yards and 17 touchdowns and just one interception on the way to being named to…

Calendar of Events – 11/11/15

Turkey & Tinsel November 12 The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to Turkey & Tinsel on November 12 from 10am-7pm in Choctaw County. This is what most businesses call Christmas Open House. Help us start the Thanksgiving and…

Shop local for Turkey & Tinsel tomorrow

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Start your Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping locally during Turkey & Tinsel on Thursday, November 12 from 10am – 7 pm. Seventeen businesses in Choctaw County are offering great deals, door prizes and refreshments for Turkey…