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School Board discuss walking track grant

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board discussed the possibility of receiving a grant for the construction of a walking track during its monthly meeting held on September 14 at the Central Office Boardroom. The meeting…

Supervisors recognize emergency district hire

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency hire for District 3 during its Sept. 11 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom. Board president Chris McIntire informed the supervisors that he…

Burdine announces Candidacy for Circuit Clerk

From staff reports I, Amy Burdine, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Circuit Clerk of Choctaw County and ask for your vote and support in the upcoming election. At the beginning of September, our current…

Shane Box elected new Mathiston town marshal

From Staff Reports Shane Box was elected Mathiston’s new town marshal (police chief) in a special election on Sept. 8. Box received 79 votes to Mark Jones’ 67 votes, according to Municipal Clerk Rachel Robinson.

French Camp moves to 2-0 in Region 3-1A play

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer While seven turnovers combined with a “sluggish defensive effort” are a combination for disaster, the French Camp Academy Panthers managed to overcome inconsistent play to post a 36-14 road win over Montgomery County in Region…

Huffman serving as teaching intern

Submitted by: Mia McGinnis, CCHS FFA Reporter Choctaw County Career & Technology Center is proud to have Mr. Derek Huffman, a Mississippi State University Student Intern, teaching AEST with Mrs. Kristy Camp. Mr. Huffman is currently a senior at MSU.…