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4-County members warned of burglary/scam

4-County Electric Power Association members are being asked to be careful in the wake of reports of criminals identifying themselves as electric company employees in order to steal from homes. There have been several reports from local law enforcement officials…

Charger work on basics in first week of practice

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger saw a lot of energy out of his Chargers during the first week of team practice allowed by the Mississippi High School Activities Association. “That…

Wright says Panthers need to be more physical

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Physicality hasn’t been a problem for the French Camp Academy football team in recent years, but veteran Panthers head coach Nathan Wright said his team must improve in that area as the 2015 regular season…

CCHS Alumni hold field day for children

Submitted by Dr. I.D. Thompson The sounds of laughter and play filled Glasgow Park in Ackerman as more than 200 happy children enjoyed the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association’s 7th Annual Field Day on Saturday, July 25th. According to…

In Our Community – 08/12/15

That’s Life Ruth Nowlin School is in session again.  As I walked along with the dogs this morning I drifted back to the days when my younger siblings and I began school in the fall.  Then and now – not…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 08/12/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner…

Extension service to offer computer classes

Submitted by Juli Hughes MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County The MSU Extension Service- Choctaw County’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project is offering free adult computer classes. Jamie Varner, instructor, will teach about Internet, email,

Lady Chargers open volleyball

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer First-year Choctaw County High School head volleyball coach Miranda Worrell said her Lady Chargers improved as the day went on during the Pontotoc Classic on Saturday. Choctaw County dropped its season opener to Pontotoc in…

Saturn: The Ringed Giant to be discussed

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given on Friday August 14, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of…