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FFA Chapters compete in contests

Junior Opening and Closing Team members pictured (left to right) Megan McDaniel, Allie Morris, Chris Anderson, Tawney Gunter, Kanden Utley, Angel Woods and Kimble Dillinger.

From School Reports

The Choctaw County High School and Choctaw County FFA chapters recently competed in the Big Black Federation FFA Contest, hosted by the Attala County Career and Technology Center in… Read more

FCA ‘One Fine Place’ with many missions

Rainwater Observatory

By Sylvia Dickson

As you drive onto the French Camp Academy (FCA) campus, there is a sense of awe. How can such a beautiful gem be tucked away in rural Mississippi? FCA could be mistaken for a small college with … Read more

Choctaw County Beauty and Beau Review

First through Third Grade Campus Beauties: Mia Claire Shurden, Ava Grace Talley, Rayne Claire Lucas, Emerie Crowley, Isabella Vowell and Jada Adams

By Cyrena Shows
Choctaw County High School
Teacher, Drama and Yearbook Sponsor

This year’s Choctaw County School Beauty and Beau Review took place over two days. Both Pageants took place at the Ty Cobb Auditorium on the campus of the … Read more

CCCTC FCCLA attend State competition

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Pictured (left to right) Ariel Davis, Krysta Butler, Malcolm Robertson, Kayla Hannah, Abigail McNutt, Madison Murphy, Peyton Hunt and Jasmine Laine.

From School Reports

Ms. Sharon James’ Culinary Arts students from the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center recently competed at the state level competition in Jackson. The culinary program had one team and eight individuals to compete in the Family, … Read more

SWCD promoting the wise use of our natural resources

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The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a governmental subdivision of the State of Mississippi located in the Third Congressional District. The Mississippi Legislature authorized the formation of Conservation Districts April 4, 1938, through House Bill … Read more

City, county workers appreciated

Workers enjoying a much deserved grilled hamburger lunch

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Tuesday, March 15 during their lunch break, city and county workers were treated to mouth watering grilled hamburgers and deer sausage for their hard work and long hours they have put in repairing, cleaning … Read more

Supervisors eyeing ambulance service

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David Grayson with MedStat EMS addresses the Board of Supervisors

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

David Grayson, Director of Operations and Tim Wade, Operations Manager for MedStat Emergency Medical Services were asked to come before the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their January 19, 2016 meeting.

The lease … Read more

Alfa Insurance Agency welcomed in the county

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Family, Friends and Guests help Dakota Brasher cut the ribbon to his new business

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Alfa Insurance Agency with Dakota Brasher-Agent Friday, March 11, 2016

Approximately 50 people braved the elements to attend the ceremony. … Read more

Small town traditions and big time enjoyment

Long-time men of the church cooking up eggs.

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Small towns, like those here in Choctaw County and surrounding counties, are true treasures.  I grew up in a small town in Winston County, went to college, and moved to Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city … Read more

CCHS participates in science fair competition

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Students from Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair. Pictured are the Region V Winners (Front row left to right) Daijah Henley, Hannah Jones, Ayana Taylor, Morgan McDaniel, Lizzie Thomas (Second row left to right) Jeremy Miller, Conner Black, David Ramirez. (Third row left to right) Justin Paulk, Austin Fulgham. Not pictured: Jasmyne Thomas

By Amber Vowell
Assistant Principal
Choctaw County High School

Recently, students from the Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair.… Read more