Supervisors hold end of month meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their end of the month meeting on November 26.

Chris Coleman, county fire coordinator, updated the board on the county’s fire rating. He said there are four … Read more

EMCC takes NJCAA National Championship with 34-17 win

Quan Latham of EMCC defense

From school reports

BILOXI — No. 1 ranked East Mississippi Community College rolled up 515 yards of total offense and forced No. 2 Iowa Western into five turnovers, defeating the Reivers 34-17 in the NJCAA National Championship Game at Biloxi … Read more

Civil War – Sherman’s March to the sea continues

2014 Dec 10 CW Shermans HQ in Savannah GA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Following the capture of Atlanta, Georgia, Union General William T. Sherman proceeded across Georgia in an assault known as “Sherman’s March to the Sea.” His plan to “make Georgia howl” was approved by President Lincoln and … Read more

CCHS Academic Team

12-10 CCHS-Brain-Brawl

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The Choctaw County High School Academic Team recently competed in the Ole Miss Brain Brawl. They won 4 out of the 5 matches at the event. Congrats to the team on a great job.… Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza kickoff

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Shop at businesses participating in the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza on December 11 to enter your name into the drawing for a chance to win this gift basket. This is just a sample of items donated items from local businesses.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Help local business and the Chamber of Commerce kickoff the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza on December 11 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

The extravaganza features 12 days (leading up to Christmas) of … Read more

For service

8 - King

Kenny King (L) of Ackerman is presented with a gold watch commemorating his service on the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors by President Randy Knight.  Mr. King has represented Choctaw, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston counties for the … Read more

Best dressed pumpkin

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Best Dressed Pumpkin Contest

Kindergarten at Ackerman Elementary School recently held a Best Dressed Pumpkin Contest.

Pictured are the winners from Mrs. Tuck’s Best Dressed Pumpkin Contest.

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Kindergarten at Ackerman Elementary School recently held a Best Dressed Pumpkin Contest.… Read more

Christmas exhibits at FCE

12-10 FCE-Christmas Pallets

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French Camp Elementary has decorated for Christmas with wooden pallet exhibits. Each homeroom class was asked to make a Christmas exhibit using a pallet as their main source of materials.   … Read more