Calendar of Events

Book Sale at Broken Wings Broken Wings Thrift Store is having a book sale during the month of January. All books 10 for $1 or 25 cents each for less than 10. Open Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 8 … Read more

Longtime MSU Archivist, Civil War author writes new chapter

From Mississippi State University

Civil War author, professor and Mississippi State University archivist Michael B. Ballard will turn the page and begin writing another chapter in his own life-retirement.

Ballard, whose most recent book “The Civil War in Mississippi: Major … Read more

Supervisors consider restructuring bonds

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors may restructure the current $13 million bonds for a lower interest rate and savings. The supervisors sold the $13 million bonds over a year ago to build the … Read more

County Relay for Life plans underway

From press reports

Are you a cancer survivor or do you have a loved one who has battled cancer? The American Cancer Society wants to host a Relay for Life in Choctaw County on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 10 … Read more

Miller inducted into the South Central Region Hall of Fame

By Press Reports

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. held its 83rd Annual South Central Leadership Conference at the Jackson Marriott Hotel and Jackson Convention Center this summer.

More than 800 members from the states of Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi … Read more

The Civil War – Tennessee Activity and Emancipation

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The closing days of 1862 and the first day of 1863 brought victory, defeat, and freedom. Two Tennessee battles had opposite outcomes. Parker’s Cross Roads added to the reputation and boldness of Nathan B. Forrest. The … Read more

MCS hosts annual Family Heritage Celebration

By Press Reports

The Miller-Coleman-Satterfield Foundation, Inc. hosted its annual Family Heritage Celebration to honor widows and widowers in the community. This year’s theme was “Celebrating the Legacy of the Past as a Foundation for the Future.”

Rev. Tyrone Edward … Read more

BSF holds coalition meeting

By Press Reports

The Building Strong Families (BSF) quarterly coalition meeting was held Friday at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville, MS; the crowd of 32 people included community leaders from Oktibbeha, Choctaw and Winston Counties.

The coalition was created to … Read more