Ribbon cutting held for Mr. Preston’s Garden

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Mr. Preston’s Garden on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Mr. Preston’s Garden is located at 30 Black Road in French Camp. Approximately 20 people came … Read more

Chargers set to open season at home Friday night

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

With two quarters of exhibition play under their belts, the Chargers of Choctaw County High School are looking forward to opening the 2016 football season at home against Pelahatchie on Friday night at 7.

“I … Read more

French Camp set to face WCS, Graham to open season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

There will be a familiar face standing across the sideline from French Camp Academy head coach Nathan Wright when the Panthers open their 2016 football season at Winona Christian School on Friday night.

Junior Graham, … Read more

Calendar of Events

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Aug. 15-17, 7:15 p.m., Millspring MBC, Weir. Apostle Vincent Coleman, Pastor. Rev. David Harris, Pastor of Mt. Vernon MBC of Noxapater will be the guest Evangelist for … Read more

Sports roundup

HCC Cheer has camp

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Cheerleaders performed well at the UCA College Spirit Camp at the University of Alabama this past weekend.

The squad was the top Mississippi Community/Junior college squad in the Open Large … Read more

Improving Lady Chargers picked up two volleyball wins

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School volleyball team has gotten off to a 2-3 start, including a region win over West Lowndes last week.

“I am super impressed with the amount of improvement we’ve made,” said … Read more

Dove hunting permits offered for Webster County

From special reports

JACKSON — Through its Private Land Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has partnered with private landowners to provide dove fields in Webster, Pearl River, and Kemper counties, and is offering … Read more

Netflix, EMCC to team up for second season of Last Chance U

From school reports

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College, in conjunction with the world’s leading internet television provider, Netflix, has confirmed that the ground-breaking documentary series “Last Chance U” will be renewed for a second season, it was announced Monday.… Read more