In Our Community – 11/26/14

The Corn Maze
By Lisa Harris

The annual May’s Corn Maze, otherwise known as girl’s night out in the “maize,” was another almost successful event. It featured the music of the great state of Mississippi in its intricate design. We … Read more

North, South championships to be decided Friday night

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Only 24 teams remain in search of one of the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s six state football championships that will be awarded on Dec. 5-6 at Davis Wade Stadium on the campus of Mississippi … Read more

Obituaries – 11/26/14

Elaine Box Hodges
Nov. 18, 2014
Services for Elaine Box Hodges, 88, of Pontotoc were Nov. 21, 2014, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Pete Gregory officiating. Burial was in Wood Springs Cemetery.

She was born … Read more

Veteran’s Day Program held at Armory

Photos by Daniel Brunty
VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman sponsored their annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Mississippi Army National Guard; Ackerman Armory at 11 a.m. The speaker for the event was Lt. Colonel Michael Hunter (pictured). Hunter gave a powerful speech on how we as Americans can honor our veterans, as well as honoring their sacrifice they made on behalf of all Americans.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

As many around the country took Nov. 11 to recognize and honor all the people who served in the U.S. Armed Forces, many in Choctaw County followed suit as VFW Post 5569 in Ackerman … Read more

Forestry fun

11-19 FFA-Forestry 2

Submitted photo

HCC Forestry Instructor teaches AEST program

Mr. James Floyd a Forestry Instructor at Holmes Community College was a guest speaker for the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center AEST program. He spoke with students about the Forestry Industry … Read more

Highway dedicated to honor Graham, Moss

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Highway 9 between Choctaw and Webster Counties will now be known as the “Phyllis A. Graham-Steven B. Moss Memorial Highway.”

A highway dedication ceremony was held November 14 at the Choctaw County High School … Read more

CBC holds dedication service

11-19 Crossroads Church

By Press Reports

Crossroad Baptist Church of Choctaw County hosted a dedication worship service and reception on Nov. 2 to commemorate the completion of their new church building. Church members, family, friends, and fellow brothers and sisters in Christ came … Read more

Trail winners

11-19 Scarecrow Trail-Ackerman Discount Drugs

Scarecrow Trail winners

Choctaw County Extension Master Gardeners would like to thank everyone who had a scarecrow in this year’s Scarecrow Trail.… Read more