CMI Head Start closed indefinitely

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times
The Conserative

WINONA – When classes at Head Start and Early Head Start facilities in Montgomery, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, and Webster counties will re-open is uncertain at this time, … Read more

Holiday Open House set for December 10

From press reports

The annual Holiday Open House will be held Thursday, December 10 from 2:30 until 6:00pm at the Choctaw County Library. Activities for the day include:

Santa! Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa.… Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade to be held Thursday

By Staff Reports

The Ackerman Christmas Parade will be held Thursday, December 3rd at 6:00 p.m. in downtown Ackerman. The theme for the parade is “ The Wonder of Christmas”. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy this year’s … Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza details set

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Eight Choctaw County businesses are continuing to offer holiday deals with the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza. The extravaganza is a countdown to Christmas, with each participating business, offering a special promotion to customers on … Read more

Helping others

JH Change for Courtney

Recently, students at the Choctaw County High School and the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center raised money by bringing pennies, nickels, dimes, and dollars to their first period classes to collect in support of the cause “Change for Courtney.” … Read more

Local prep basketball teams return to hardwood


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Both the Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy basketball teams were set to return to action this week after taking some time off for the Thanksgiving holiday.… Read more

Meet the authors: A Holiday Open event

Joe Lee

Have you ever played the game of Authors?

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

When I was a little girl I can remember staying overnight at my aunt’s house and having one of my friends from … Read more