News

Deputy Clerks’ compensation to remain the same

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In a 3-2 decision, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors voted to allow Chancery Clerk Steve Montgomery to continue to pay $1,000 per month for the portion of fee based work that the deputy … Read more

Choctaw degree candidates for Fall Semester

The following University of Mississippi students from your area are among more than X fall semester candidates for degrees. December:

Kali Elizabeth Burney Bachelor of Arts
Anita  Jenkins Master of Education
Robin  Stevens Master of Criminal Justice… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/03/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is the difference between indolent and insolent? What about complement and compliment? According to Sarthak Pranit, a student of etymology, these word pairs are examples of … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/03/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 13 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week. … Read more

Board of Education kicks off new year

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., at the Central Office Boardroom. All board member s were present.

The first order of … Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/03/2016

Marine Corps League
Feb. 6, 10:00 a.m., Cagle’s Corner, Ackerman. For former U.S. Marines and Fleet Marine Corpsmen. Copy of DD 214 or Military ID requested, but not mandatory for this meeting. Free coffee and several Marine Corps League Members … Read more

Our Community – 02/03/2016

Developmental Delays

By Lisa Harris

They say that the frontal lobe does not develop until sometime in the twenties for a young adult. I am not sure how “they” come up with these statistics, but I would tend to agree. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/03/2016

Sports Schedule
THURSDAY, FEB. 4
Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS District 2 AAA Tournament at Winston Academy
6 p.m. — Vardaman at Eupora
6 p.m. — Winona at French Camp… Read more

Wonders of the winter stars at the Rainwater Observatory

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “Wonders of the Winter Stars”. This presentation will be given Friday, February 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, David Teske. … Read more