News

Supervisors hear Solid Waste bill compliant

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Barbara Franks says she does not owe Choctaw County $200 for a garbage bill for a house where no one lives. Choctaw County says she does owe for the bill.

Franks addressed the … Read more

Hunting quail the way it is now

by Roy Hawkins

 

Three quail erupted one after another other in front of the motionless Pointers. Just as quickly feathers exploded from each of them as my thirteen year old grandson, Hayes Wood, dropped all three in a fine … Read more

Suspects arrested in pharmacy burglary ring

By Press Reports

 

Three men are being held on $1 million bond each in connection with the burglary of an Ackerman pharmacy and nearly 6,500 doses of narcotics.

The individuals have been identified as 31-year-old Marcus Taylor, 31-year-old Maurice … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 20

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sumter Central Tournament (Kemper County entered)

6 p.m. — Noxapater at Eupora

6 p.m. — Louisville at West Point

6 p.m. — Choctaw County at East Webster

Men’s College Basketball

British Virgin Islands … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Julia Tomiak, affectionately known as the Word Nerd, has a longtime favorite book, “Barron’s 1100 Words You Need to Know.” Tomiak recalls her eighth grade English teacher using “1100 Words” … Read more

Land management for trophy bucks takes years

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi is one of the best places in the country for deer hunting because of excellent natural habitat and good management by landowners and hunters.

Bronson Strickland, wildlife specialist with … Read more

Athletic fees topic of School Board meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Athletic fees were on a topic of the December 9 School Board meeting. Beat 4 School Board Member Laura Gibbs believes the fees to play sports at Choctaw County High School are too … Read more

Sims keeps playing offensive line all in the family

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Paxton Sims is looking at his trip to the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game this week as an opportunity.

The 6-foot-1, 285-pound offensive guard from Choctaw County High School is hoping to show what … Read more

Panthers open with pair of hoops wins

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After one practice with a full team, the French Camp Academy boys opened their 2013-14 basketball season with a pair of wins in the Charger Invitational at Choctaw County High School last week.… Read more