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Wyatt Roberts walks on with Mississippi State

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The journey continues for Wyatt Roberts. Nine months after the former East Mississippi Community College and Louisville High School standout — who started at quarterback four years for the Wildcats and last season for the…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 48 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports last week.  8/13/16 Andrew S. Miller B/M 10/3/91 CSO Circuit Court Bench Warrant 8/15/16 Justin McCulloch W/M 10/31/85 CSO DUI Refusal, Susp. D.L. Under Implied…

E911 Calls

Aug. 10 9:25 a.m., W. Cherry Ave., Medical Call, EMS 4:17 p.m., S. Union, SO Other, CSO 5:44 p.m., E. Smith Rd., SO Domestic, CSO 7:29 p.m., W. Cherry Ave., Domestic, APD 11:36 p.m., W. Malone, SO Other, CSO Aug…

News of YesterYear

Thirty years ago this week–From the files of the August 20, 1986 Choctaw Plaindealer. Whistlers Anonymous By Ruth Nowlin I didn’t even turn around. Thirty years ago I would have known, or at least assumed, who the whistle was for.…

School Menus

Choctaw County Breakfast Aug.-24: Sausage and Biscuit, Chicken Patty & Biscuit, Assorted Cold Cereals, Graham Crackers, Assorted Fruit Juices, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Chocolate Milk, Strawberry Milk, Low Fat Milk, Assorted Jellies, Pancake Syrup Aug.-25: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito, Assorted…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Vocabulary.com, a website devoted to vocabulary building, sponsors the “Vocabulary Bowl” for all students attending K through 12 in the United States and Canada. On Vocabulary.com vocabulary learning is definitely…

Choctaw Legals

******** IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY STATE OF MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SHERRY CROCKETT, DECEASED CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 2016-0037 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters of Administration upon the estate of the above named Sherry…

Senator Wicker launches book donation program

From Press Reports   Former first lady Laura Bush was wise to say, “The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.” Our public libraries offer our communities more than shelves of books. They provide access to print and…

Most Unlikely Places

Photo by Faye Ivy Mrs. Faye Ivy of Ackerman noticed this cantaloupe growing on the rail of her porch the other day. She believes the children must have been eating a cantaloupe outside on her porch and threw the seeds…

Downing to perform at Crossroads Baptist Church

Dove Award-Winning Christian Singer, Author, and Speaker to Make Local Appearance By Sharon Vaughan Ann Downing, a popular soloist on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series, will appear August 28, 2016 in Mathiston (Choctaw County) at Crossroads Baptist Church. The concert…