News

Lady Chargers post back-to-back hoops victories

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School used relentless defensive pressure in the half court on Saturday morning to open the Mid-Mississippi Challenge with a solid 41-31 victory over Starkville Academy.

“We played … Read more

School Board holds January meeting

By Staff Reports

The Choctaw County School Board held their regularly scheduled meeting on January 12.

The following was approved in the discussion portion of their agenda:

-Discuss and make motion on financial reports.
-Discuss and make motion on a … Read more

Listening-The great challenge for 2015

From Ethen Gillespie

Whew, 2014 finally ended.

Another year of successes, failures, losses, achievements, disappointments, problems faced, problems resolved and unresolved has ended. As 2014 rolled to an end and 2015 began, I experienced a tremendous amount of angst because … Read more

Calendar of Event – 01/28/15

Bluegrass & Gospel concert, membership drive
Jan. 31
A Bluegrass and Gospel concert and membership drive for The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association will be held at the Sherwood Community Center located on Hwy 15, south of Mathiston, on Saturday, January … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/28/15

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28
Men’s College Basketball
8 p.m. — Mississippi State at Ole Miss

THURSDAY, JAN. 29
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Grace Christian (Boys only)
Junior College Basketball
5/7 p.m. — Holmes at Northwest… Read more

The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association wants members

By Allen Baswell
Contributing Writer

It is safe to say that Mississippi can lay claim to different genres of music—including rock and roll as well as blues. While bluegrass gained its origins elsewhere, there is an interest in that style … Read more

6th Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon

The Choctaw County High School Alumni Association is proud to announce the 6th Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon. The Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 21 at 1 PM at Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

We are honoring … Read more

McKenzie gives Lady Panthers lift in two victories

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Anna Grace Mackenzie knocked down 19-of-20 free throws over a two-game span to help the Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy to a pair of basketball victories last week.

She hit 9-of-10 from the line … Read more

Civil War – Hampton Roads Peace Conference

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

“The Hampton Roads Conference convened on February 3, 1865, in an attempt to find a negotiated settlement to the Civil War. As Confederate prospects for survival deteriorated, leaders on both sides met aboard the River Queen … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Some of you seem to like my table technique of learning vocabulary building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more