Seed for healthy wildlife food plots available

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/28/2015

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 20 incident offense reports last week.

1/16/15     Myrtle Gatheright    b/f    3/8/51    CSO     bad check x 3
1/18/15    John Blake     w/m      8/18/57     Game & Fish    non resident w/o hunt license, … Read more

Legals – 01/28/15

Whereas, on May 18, 2011, Michael Thompson and Patricia Cash Thompson, executed a Deed of Trust to Kevin Null as Trustee for the use and benefit of Curtis L. Guess … Read more

Obituaries – 01/28/2015

Homer Lee Booth
Dec. 14, 2014

Services for Homer Lee Booth, 87 of Scottsboro, Ala., were Dec. 17, 2014, at Scottsboro Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Roger Mardis officiating. Burial was in Pinehaven Memorial Gardens in Hollywood, Ala.

Mr. Booth … Read more

BSF offers career class

From staff reports

Building Strong Families will be offering a Job Training and Career Development class in conjunction with “8 Habits of a Successful Marriage.”

The class will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce located … Read more

10 more turn in qualifying papers for election

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ten more candidates have turned in qualifying papers for the Choctaw County 2015 election since the first day.

All county and state elected offices are up for election this year. Qualifying began January 5 … Read more

Author visits with latest novel

By Press Reports

Joe Lee, a native of Starkville and a graduate of Mississippi State University, will speak to the Yarn Spinners Book Club (which developed from the Mississippi State University Extension Service Full Circle Knit/Crochet Group) and discuss his … Read more


Photo by Amanda McBride

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remembered

Darius Cole emotionally reads Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I have a Dream ‘speech on January 19 for the NAACP Choctaw County Branch program. Cole’s reading of the speech was powerful, emotional and full … Read more