Students learn school bus safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

School bus safety is not only important to the children but to parents, teachers, bus drivers and anyone driving near a school bus.

The Choctaw County School District Transportation Department recently celebrated School Bus … Read more

Champions for Children event set

By Sylvia Dickson

Champions for Children, a benefit dinner for French Camp Academy was held on Monday, October 15 at the Country Club of Jackson. Over 250 people attended the event which featured Mississippi’s governor, the Honorable Phil Bryant, as … Read more

Veteran’s Day programs slated

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Citizens will have two changes to honor and remember Veteran’s Day this week.

The first is Take a Vet to School Day and Veteran’s Day program on Thursday, November 8 at 10 a.m. at … Read more

Fundraising for Animal Shelter a success

Patsy Freeman
Winston County Journal

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Recent donations and a fundraising event for the Choctaw County Animal Shelter brought in $3,750. 
Quantum Choctaw Power donated $2,000 and the fundraising event raised $1,750. … Read more

Calendar of Events

Annual Fruit Sale The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center is having their Annual Fruit Sale. See any VoTech student or call 285-4152.

30 Day Giveaway The Ackerman Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring a 30 day giveaway during the month … Read more

Giant of the Solar System

By Press Reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program called “Jupiter: Giant of the Solar System”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, November 9, starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director … Read more

Ingram reunion held in area

by Kim Worrel

The children of the late Carl and Indianna Ingram, from the Hopewell Community, gathered on October 27th and 28th for a weekend reunion. Throughout the weekend families gathered at the home of John and Betty Worrell, R.C. … Read more

EQIP and WHIP funds available

From press reports

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is encouraging landowners, famers and producers to visit their local NRCS office and apply for assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). While the … Read more

Surviving the holidays seminar

By Press Reports

Are you dreading the thought of having to face this Holiday season without a loved one who has died?

Our Surviving the Holidays seminar will help you prepare for the challenges that can make this time of … Read more