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Henderson to speak Nov. 10

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon  will be Tuesday November 10, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church.  The speaker will be Grady Henderson whose topic will be “The Real Scoop about Henderson’s Auto Parts.

Wedding: Cox-Hall

Johnny and Teri Cox are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Treva Swade Cox to John Robert Hall Jr., son of Robbie and Sherry Hall.

Weir Elementary School hosts Shadow Day

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Shadow Day makes you think of something spooky, especially this time of year. When I got the call from Weir Elementary School Principal, Anthony McGee, those were my first thoughts. However, I, Chuck Bailey,…

Choctaw Baptist Association holds 95th Annual Session

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw Baptist Association held it’s 95th Annual Session October 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Chester Baptist Church. In attendance were 94 messengers from 17 Southern Baptist Churches throughout Choctaw County. Dr. Wayne…

Jail docket – 11/04/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 48 miscellaneous reports and 18 incident offense reports last week.   10/23/15 Ervin Kirkwood B/M 1/24/58 CSO Grand Larceny 10/24/15 Brittany Woods W/F 2/19/88 CSO Shoplifting

‘United We Feed’ project launched Nov. 2

United Way leaders are launching a major food drive this week to help restock area food pantries and feed hungry families across a four-county area. Sponsored by the United Way of North Central Mississippi in partnership with several business and…

Editorial roundup – 11/04/15

Big gifts for big business Editorial by Jack Ryan, Publisher of the Enterprise McComb Journal A new report on economic development in 14 states shows in excellent detail how states have skewed taxpayer dollars toward large corporations instead of small…

The Civil War – History of 30th Mississippi Infantry Part 3

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The 30th Mississippi included Company C, the Choctaw Planters, which 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 continues the discussion…