Reform Head Start holds ‘Day with Dads’


The Reform Head Start held a “Day with Dads” on April 23rd. Fathers and father figures came out to the center and read stories to the children. The men also assist the teachers with other classroom activities.… Read more

French Camp Academy Senior Profiles 2015

Name: Tommy Bell
School: French Camp Academy
Parents: Thomas Bell & Michelle Stewart
Clubs/Activities/Sports: Football, Track, Skills USA
Awards/Honors: Honor Roll
Most Memorable Moment: Winning 2013 1A State Championship
Future Plans: To attend ICC and major in Pre-Med

Name: Jacob … Read more

A story of success from area program

Receiving certificates of completion were: L-R Lianell Bradley, Mae Miller, Clyde C. Davis, Mahalia Robinson, Willie Bell. Seated: Instructor Michele Miller.

From press reports

In 2012, Turning the Tide on Poverty (a joint initiative between Mississippi State University Extension Service and Southern Rural Development Center) was created to help residents of Mississippi counties to work together to first identify possible causes … Read more

EMCC Graduates more than 500

EMCC 2015 Spring Graduation - Choctaw County

East Mississippi Community College Welding instructor Brad McCool, far left, stands with his students, from left, CJ Fincher of Macon, Daniel Hughes of Columbus, Workforce Services navigator Greta Miller, Douglas Hughes of Columbus, Payton Moss of Ackerman and Daniel Winfield … Read more

CCHS announces STAR student and teachers for 2015

Alex Robison and Kim Thomas

From press reports

Alex Robison has been named as Choctaw County High School’s STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program.… Read more

Pioneer Day a success


From press reports

The French Camp Pioneer Day was a bustling success. Cool breezes and an overcast sky made a comfortable day for people to stroll through the Natchez Trace Historic District, stopping to visit with friends and study artisans … Read more

Vaughn takes third in 3A State golf tournament

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

Kent Vaughn closed out his senior season as a Choctaw County High School golfer in fine fashion last week. firing a two-day total of 155 to finish third in the MHSAA Class 3A State … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/13/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 137 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports this week.… Read more