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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…

Operation Christmas Child underway in county

Share the light and love of Christ with children by packing a Samaritan Shoe Box. Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is November 16-23, 2015. The Relay Center or drop off site for Choctaw County is Ackerman Baptist Church Family…

Prep basketball at least a week away

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer With both French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School still playing football, high school basketball isn’t set to tip off in the county until the middle of November. Choctaw County is scheduled to host…

In Our Community – 11/04/15

On the Road Again Lisa Harris I have two road trips coming up that should be fun for everyone involved. The first one takes place this weekend. Of course by the time you read this, it will have taken place…