Master Gardeners add to area

Local Master Gardeners beautify the area with planting bulbs recently.

From press and staff reports


Choctaw County Master Gardeners are busy planting bulbs in anticipation of a beautiful spring.

The Master Gardeners planted Tulip, Daffodil, Dutch Iris, Bearded Iris, and Narcissus bulbs in the downtown flower pots, in beds … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your

I was reading about Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) and had forgotten that he had been a newspaper reporter and an editor for a number of magazines and for a publishing house … Read more


Abbigail Leigh Kelley

Abbigail Leigh Kelley, 5 Months, died December 17, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral services were 11 am Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Choctaw County with burial following in the Crossroads Cemetery in … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)

11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian

12:30 p.m. — … Read more

20th Century Club hosts annual Christmas Brunch

Jordan Box of French Camp providing special music during the annual Christmas Brunch.

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter


The Choctaw County Community Center was turned into a winter wonderland with ‘The Sights and Sounds of Christmas’ by the club members of the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club at their annual Christmas Brunch … Read more

Letters of Blessings and to Santa

WES-Mrs Howard and Mrs. Hemphill’s Pre-K Class


I would like to give a reindeer to Mama this Christmas because she is so sweet to me. I am very grateful for my dirt bike. My blessings are Jesse. By Jackson … Read more

Calendar of Events

No 5th Sunday Night Singing

Providence Baptist Church announces that there will be no 5th Sunday night singing for December (Dec. 29). Bro. Randle Poss, pastor.


DYW Meet and Greet

Jan. 5

Preparations for the Choctaw County Distinguished Young … Read more

Hospital, clinics hold open house

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and all of their clinics held Christmas Open Houses for the public to stop by to learn more about what services are offered, meet the staff and tour … Read more

Grace Christian heads into Christmas at 4-5

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


The Grace Christian School boys varsity basketball team closed out the 2013 portion of its schedule with a 68-49 loss to visiting Nanih Waiya on Dec. 16.

The Eagles, now 4-5 on the … Read more