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Sports Schedules – 01/21/2015

WED, JAN. 21
Men’s College Basketball
8 p.m. — Mississippi State at Auburn

THUR, JAN. 22
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Philadelphia
6:30 p.m. — Tri-County at … Read more

Holmes CC men extend winning streak to six game

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs finished its non-conference schedule here Thursday night with a 75-53 win over Baton Rouge Community College to run their winning streak to six game.

With the win, the Bulldogs move to 10-4 … Read more

Weir Elementary honor roll

Weir Elementary School

2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

Superintendent’s List:

1st grade:
Serenity R. Conner
Miley S. Dossett

6th Grade:
Alexandrea Monique Ivy

Principal’s Honor Roll

1st Grade:
Olivia F. Alashti
Lisa K. Alvarez
Shunija N. Coffey
Makayla J. Fair… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/21/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try the table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more

French Camp rallies to take thriller over Sebastopol

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Good teams learn to bounce back. That’s just what the Panthers of French Camp Academy did last week.

After dropping a heartbreaking 56-55 decision to league foe McAdams on Tuesday, the FCA boys team … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/21/2015

Thank you to Broken Wings

Thank you, Broken Wings & Christian Way United, for your generous gift of school supplies for each teacher at Weir Elementary School. These Christmas gifts show how much you care for our students and this … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/21/2015

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 13 incident offense reports and 39 miscellenaous incident reports last week.

1/9/15    Jeremy Gatlin       w/m        10/1/93       CSO       malicious mischief, simple assault x 2, willful trespassing x2, burglary of a dwelling, & disorderly conduct
1/9/15    … Read more

Nine games set for Mid-Mississippi Challenge

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Basketball matchmaker extraordinaire Gary Beals has put together another strong line-up for the Mid-Mississippi Challenge, which is set for this Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at Choctaw County High School.

“We have several really … Read more

Obituaries – 01/21/2015

William Boyce McMinn Sr.
Memorial services for William Boyce McMinn Sr., 85, of Ackerman were Jan. 17, 2015, at Chester Baptist Church.

He was born March 27, 1929, in Sturgis. Mr. McMinn was a retired farmer who served in the … Read more