Sturgis Bike Rally stops in Choctaw

By Chuck Bailey
Choctaw Plaindealer

Bikers from as far away as Pensacola, Florida attended a lunch Saturday, August 20, at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman hosted by the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce. The bikers left the Sturgis … Read more

Local cowboy to compete in PBR finals

From Staff Reports

A young Choctaw County cowboy is headed to Las Vegas to compete in the Professional Bull Riders Finals.

Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman will leave Oct 28 and competes four days through Nov. 5. The final Top 10 … Read more

Calendar of Events

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Stroke Support Group
Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Community Room, OCH Regional Medical Center, Starkville.
Led by OCH Rehab Services Licensed Speech-Language Pathologists Laurel Jones and Lori Windle, … Read more

Big plays push Choctaw County to 2-0 on the season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

With the game on the line, Chris Townsel broke a pair of long runs to help homestanding Choctaw County High School post a 28-14 win over visiting Winona on Friday night.

“We just made some … Read more

Holmes CC football broadcast partnership announced

Holmes Community College is pleased to announce a partnership with radio stations WLIN, WYAB and WQXB known as the Holmes Football Radio Network to broadcast the 2016 football games for the sixth year.

These stations offer a combined coverage area … Read more

Sports Schedules

Prep Volleyball
6 p.m. — Choctaw County at Caledonia
Prep Softball
TBA — Neshoba Central at Enterprise
TBA — Philadelphia at Lake
5 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5:30 p.m. — Newton County Academy at … Read more

In our community

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

I reached out to run my hand along the rough surface of the log wall beside my sleeping place. This wall had served as outside protection for the family inside for many years before becoming … Read more

Unity event

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The Planning Committee of First Unity UMC in Weir will be honoring all pastors and first ladies/husbands in the surrounding communities Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at First Unity Family Life Center. Rev. Nelson Forrest of … Read more

The third time is the charm

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County

Definition of the third time is the charm —used to say that two efforts at something have already failed but perhaps the third will be successful.

Yes, at 10:00 … Read more