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In 1814 we took a little trip….

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County ..along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip. Many will recognize the first line of a song which became No. 1 on Billboard back in 1959, The Battle of…

Roye to become new principal at CCHS

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Education approved the hiring of Kenneth Roye, EDS as the new principal at Choctaw County High School for the 2016-2017 school year at their regularly scheduled Board meeting Tuesday,…

National Day of Prayer held

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer What an honor it was to participate in my first ever National Day of Prayer on the courthouse lawn of the Choctaw County Courthouse at Noon Thursday, May 5, 2016. It was a wonderful…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 06/15/2016

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The Weir High School Class of 1966

The Weir High School Class of 1966 recently celebrated their 50th class reunion at Lake Tiak-O’Khata.  A wonderful evening of fellowship and dinner was enjoyed by all as old memories were relived and new ones created. Decorations of the WHS…

EMCC looking for ‘Leo the Lion’

East Mississippi Community College is in the process of recruiting a new mascot for the school’s 2016-17 cheerleading team. EMCC’s “Leo the Lion” mascot will be responsible for promoting school spirit and leading crowds at athletic sporting events.  Scholarship opportunities…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 59 miscellaneous incident reports and 15 isolated incident reports this week. 6/3/16 Tonnie T. Paden B/M 2/5/86 APD FTA & Contempt 6/2/16 Sean Hunt W/M 10/19/92 APD Disregard of traffic device x 2, Suspended…