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DYW Kyla Perry prepares for state program

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From Ginny Lucas, Chairman-Choctaw County DYW Program

photoChoctaw County’s Distinguished Young Woman, Kyla Grace Perry, gave a glimpse of what will happen at the state program in Meridian during her trunk show that was held Saturday, July 11th, at the … Read more

Chris Coleman seeks Re-Election as Post 2 Constable

Chris Coleman

From staff reports

Friends, neighbors, and community:
On Tuesday, August 4th the citizens of Choctaw County will vote in the primary election for assorted offices of the county government. I, Chris Coleman, have qualified and seek re-election of the office … Read more

Seed for 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

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more

The Civil War – History of 5th Mississippi, Part 3

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The history of the 5th Mississippi Infantry continues, following the regiment’s action in the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia on July 20, 1864.

“Under the command of Lieut.-Col. John B. Herring, the regiment took part with … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/15/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s department filed 46 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports.

7/2/15 Russell Dale Tennyson, w/m, 12/20/75, CSO; joyriding
7/3/15 Sammy Bagwell, w/m, 12/29/68, CSO; public drunk
7/4/15 Marsha Ellington, w/f, 5/17/56, CSO; trespassing… Read more

Lane looking forward to first season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Former Ackerman High School standout Quinton Lane is excited about the upcoming football season for the University of South Alabama.

Lane, who signed with the Jaguars last December, went through spring training with USA and … Read more