Obituaries – 04/08/2015

Etta Ann Bowie
March 30, 2015
Services for Etta Ann Bowie, 71, of Weir were April 2, 2015, at Weir Baptist Church with the Rev. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiating. Burial was in Bear Cree Cemetery in McCool.

She … Read more

Easter time

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The Ackerman Elementary Pre-Kindergarten Classes entertained family and friends with a play, “Here Comes Peter Cottontail”. Everyone involved had a fun time. … Read more

Riders on the Storm

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From staff reports

In the United States of America, an average of one case of child abuse is reported every ten seconds. That means over three million reports of child abuse are recorded every year.

However, there are organizations that … Read more

Rodeo – French Camp Style

By Sylvia Dickson

For a bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing, family friendly fun time come to the rodeo at The Riding Arena and Stables at French Camp Academy.

A mini rodeo for children will be held on Thursday, April … Read more

School district forgiven for snow days

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education held a specially called meeting to discuss revisions to this year’s school calendar on March 25 at the Central Office.

Not present for this meeting were Beat 4 … Read more

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo slated for April 11 at Choctaw Lake

Photo by Donna McKay
The fish will be biting on April 11 at Choctaw Lake for the annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo. Last year, 200 kids plus their parents enjoyed the fishing rodeo. Make plans to come out this year!

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, K&M Portables, LLC, Choctaw County Farm Bureau Insurance, Crowson Auto World of Louisville, U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks are partnering together … Read more

New reporter ready to cover Choctaw County


Hello, Choctaw County and readers of the Choctaw Plaindealer, the last edition introduced me very well as the new Office Manager and Reporter for our local newspaper.

I have had the privilege to meet new faces since being welcomed back … Read more