Local students awarded top honors at state science fair

From School Reports

The State of Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF) was held April 4-5, 2016 at the Tad Smith Coliseum on the University of Mississippi’s Oxford campus. Students from around the state competed with the best student scientists … Read more

FCA ‘on track’ at meet

French Camp athletes fair well in 1A State Track Meet

By Austin Bishop

Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy finished fifth in the MHSAA 1A State Track Meet in Pearl last weekend, while the FCA girls finished eighth.

Myrtle won the … Read more

French Camp falls in third round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop

Choctaw Plaindealer

The Panthers of French Camp Academy earned a pair of wins in the first two rounds of the MHSAA Class 1A State Baseball Playoffs before falling to Nanih Waiya in two straight games in the … Read more

Sports Schedules

Sports schedules


Prep Tennis MHSAA Class 2A State Championships at Oxford Tennis Center in Oxford College Baseball 6 pm. — MSU at Troy College Softball SEC Tournament at MSU (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. South Carolina; 1:30 … Read more

News of yesteryear

Seventy-Two years ago this month–From the files of the Choctaw Plaindealer

Choctaw County Servicemen Edition to become a book

By Chuck Bailey

The Choctaw Plaindealer

Back in May of 1944, the Choctaw Plaindealer Newspaper took on the painstakingly task of … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 60 miscellaneous incident reports and eight incident offense reports last week.


Michael Jackson W/M 3/4/69 MDOC Hold for MDOC 5/1/16

Fredrick Evans B/M 8/13/82 CSO No Insurance, Susp. D.L. & Expired Tag

Michael … Read more

Sally lands another big one


Chuck Bailey/Staff Happy Grice came over in his pajamas to help Sally Stewart with the 12 pound catfish

Sally Stewart, 84 of French Camp caught a 12 pound mud cat in her pond late Saturday Evening, April 31, 2016. She … Read more