April skies over rainwater with upcoming event 

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this winter season called “APRIL SKIES OVER RAINWATER!” This presentation will be given on Friday, April 10, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer, … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/15/15

Junior College Softball
2 p.m. — Itawamba at Jackson (Tenn.) State (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — UT-Martin at Ole Miss
College Softball
8 p.m. — South Alabama at Mississippi State… Read more

Three Locals set to perform at ICC

Kelli Aurell, Marilyn Ramirez, & Roman Ramirez set to perform. CenterStage, Itawamba Community College’s pop show group, will perform its spring concert at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 23, in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium at the Fulton Campus. This … Read more

MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Choctaw County

From pres reports

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Choctaw County. The workshop will be held at the Choctaw County of Commerce at 55 East Quinn Street in … Read more

Chargers set to play three golf matches this week

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School golf team played in two matches last week and have three scheduled for this week as they prepare for the upcoming Region 5-3A Tournament to be played in Forest on … Read more

Obituaries – 04/15/15

Henry Alton Byrd
April 8, 2015
Services for Henry Alton Byrd, 86, of Eupora were April 13, 2015, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home with the Rev. Benny Hill officiating. Burial was in Montevista Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 10, 1929, to … Read more

Legals – 04/15/15

Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of August, 2004 and acknowledged on the 16th day of August, 2004, Arlene Potts Echols, executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto … Read more

13 file for 1st District election

From Press & Staff Reports

Thirteen people have qualified to run for the open congressional seat in Mississippi’s 1st District, which includes Choctaw County.

Although candidates run without party labels in special elections, most in the race identify as Republicans, … Read more