Art display


Photo by Debbie Bruister

Local art on display
Debbie Bruisters’ sixth grade gifted students at Ackerman … Read more

A patriot laid to rest

Chuck Bailey/Staff
A multitude of veterans were in attendance.

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The year was 1945 when the Japanese surrendered to the United States during World War II. William Brelan Jackson was one of only 291 individuals present in that moment on the USS Missouri to … Read more

Season end for French Camp basketball teams

Megan Moen (11) drives around the corner toward the baseline during the French Camp v Nanih Waiya Girls Basketball on February 22, 2016.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Basketball Tournament last week.

The French Camp Academy Lady Panthers dropped a … Read more

CCHSAA hosts Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon

Keeper of the Dream Award Recipients for their work in the Choctaw County community, pictured from left to right: Board Member Mattie McDaniel, Charles Docher, Virginia Thomas, Calvin Jones, Evangelist Lillie Anderson, John Shumaker, Karen Woodard, President, I.D. Thompson, and Board Member, Mary Ervin.


Board member, Rachael Ashford was all smiles as she proudly expressed her satisfaction with the Seventh Annual Awards, Recognition and Keeper of the Dream Luncheon, “It was so wonderful. I believe it was the best one yet.”… Read more

Choctaw County DNOW 2016 recongized as a success

Photo by Marilyn Ramirez
Choctaw County DNOW Participants for 2016

By Jason Stewart
Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church

“The youth of today will be the leaders of tomorrow” is how this world has always functioned. So what are we teaching our future leaders? With that thought in mind of wanting to … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon set for March 8


By Mary Nell Coblentz

The March 8 Historical Highlight Luncheon in French Camp will honor Dot Ward, a beloved teacher and leader in the French Camp community.

Dot graduated from French Camp Academy in 1951 and got a degree in … Read more

911 Calls – 03/02/2016

Feb. 19
1:24 a.m., Hwy. 15, Alarm, APD
4:48 p.m., Seward St., Medical, APD, EMS
5:48 p.m., Hemphill St., Welfare Check, WPD
Feb. 21
10:19 a.m., Penderville Rd., Medical, EMS… Read more

CCHS fast-pitch softball teams off to strong start

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Chargers of Choctaw County High School used a strong offensive display to take a pair of wins on Saturday, beating Calhoun City 10-3 and Starkville 10-0.

Choctaw County was set to visit Calhoun … Read more

FCA drops baseball opener to Winston Academy

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A tough third inning cost French Camp Academy in its baseball opener Saturday afternoon.

Winston Academy used a trio of hit batsmen and several walks to score five runs in the frame on the way … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/02/2016

What’s in Your Basket
March 3, Noon-1:00pm, Choctaw County Extension Office, Ackerman. Presented by Lynette McDougald, Instructor and Manager of MSU’s The University Florist, This program discusses how to dust off our baskets and discover ways to fabricate new ones … Read more