News

Wyatt Roberts walks on with Mississippi State

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The journey continues for Wyatt Roberts.

Nine months after the former East Mississippi Community College and Louisville High School standout — who started at quarterback four years for the Wildcats and last season for the … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 48 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports last week. 

8/13/16 Andrew S. Miller B/M 10/3/91 CSO Circuit Court Bench Warrant

8/15/16 Justin McCulloch W/M 10/31/85 CSO DUI Refusal, Susp. D.L. Under Implied … Read more

E911 Calls

Aug. 10
9:25 a.m., W. Cherry Ave., Medical Call, EMS
4:17 p.m., S. Union, SO Other, CSO
5:44 p.m., E. Smith Rd., SO Domestic, CSO
7:29 p.m., W. Cherry Ave., Domestic, APD
11:36 p.m., W. Malone, SO Other, CSO

Aug … Read more

News of YesterYear

Thirty years ago this week–From the files of the August 20, 1986 Choctaw Plaindealer.

Whistlers Anonymous
By Ruth Nowlin

I didn’t even turn around. Thirty years ago I would have known, or at least assumed, who the whistle was for. … Read more

School Menus

Choctaw County Breakfast

Aug.-24: Sausage and Biscuit, Chicken Patty & Biscuit, Assorted Cold Cereals, Graham Crackers, Assorted Fruit Juices, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Chocolate Milk, Strawberry Milk,
Low Fat Milk, Assorted Jellies, Pancake Syrup

Aug.-25: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito, Assorted … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary
Vocabulary.com, a website devoted to vocabulary building, sponsors the “Vocabulary Bowl” for all students attending K through 12 in the United States and Canada. On Vocabulary.com vocabulary learning is definitely … Read more

Choctaw Legals

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
SHERRY CROCKETT, DECEASED
CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 2016-0037
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Letters of Administration upon the estate of the above named Sherry … Read more

Senator Wicker launches book donation program

From Press Reports
 
Former first lady Laura Bush was wise to say, “The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.” Our public libraries offer our communities more than shelves of books. They provide access to print and … Read more

Most Unlikely Places

Photo by Faye Ivy
Mrs. Faye Ivy of Ackerman noticed this cantaloupe growing on the rail of her porch the other day. She believes the children must have been eating a cantaloupe outside on her porch and threw the seeds … Read more

Downing to perform at Crossroads Baptist Church

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Downing

Dove Award-Winning Christian Singer, Author, and Speaker to Make Local Appearance

By Sharon Vaughan

Ann Downing, a popular soloist on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series, will appear August 28, 2016 in Mathiston (Choctaw County) at Crossroads Baptist Church. The … Read more