Car Show 2016 is a success at PTMF

By Diane Pyron

We had a good car show despite the threat of rain.

We had 46 registered cars.

We gave out 22-first place trophies, 13-second place trophies, and nine-third place trophies.

Jack Huffman from Eupora was awarded the Don … Read more

Choctaw County Legislators recognized

From Press Reports

Senator Gary Jackson and Representative Joey Hood received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the legislature on key school choice and education reform votes from the past legislative session.… Read more

More scenes from PTMF 2016


Chuck Bailey/Staff On a hot Summer day, homemade ice cream was a welcome treat


Photo By Amanda McBride Big Joe Shelton and the Black Prairie Blues Ambassadors lead off the festival Friday Night after a slight rain delay

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Douglas performs at Mt. Airy Homecoming


A good time was had by all at this years homecoming and memorial service at Mt. Airy Methodist Church Sunday, June 5.

Mr. Benny Graves was the guest speaker. Mrs. Danita Oswalt Douglas provided the music. She sang two … Read more

Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest winners awarded


Chuck Bailey/Staff Mario Williams was the winner in the adult division


Emma McHann was the winner in the Junior Division. Pictured with the winners is Amy Burdine organizer of the event.



Mario Williams (adult division) and Emma McHann (junior … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw county Sheriff’s dept filed 84 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports last week.

6/10/16 Cory Blackburn W/M 11/3/91 CSO Bench Warrant/Susp. D.L.

6/11/16 Jonathan Atkins W/M 3/23/89 CSO Willful Trespassing & Failure to Comply

6/12/16 Billy … Read more

Two Weir residents killed in fatal crash

From Press Reports

Three people were killed in a Thursday night June 16 crash on Highway 12 in Oktibbeha County.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says the one vehicle accident happened just east of Sturgis, about 8:40 p.m. Troopers say the … Read more

Pack 41 celebrates with Blue & Gold Banquet

One of the highlights of the year for Cub Scout Pack 41 is the annual Blue & Gold Banquet. This is a time that brings families together for an evening of fun and cheer.

This years banquet was held Tuesday, … Read more

In 1814 we took a little trip….

Submitted by Jan Ballard,

Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County

..along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip. Many will recognize the first line of a song which became No. 1 on Billboard back in 1959, The Battle of … Read more

Roye to become new principal at CCHS

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education approved the hiring of Kenneth Roye, EDS as the new principal at Choctaw County High School for the 2016-2017 school year at their regularly scheduled Board meeting Tuesday, … Read more