Rodeo – French Camp Style

By Sylvia Dickson

For a bronc riding, calf roping, barrel racing, family friendly fun time come to the rodeo at The Riding Arena and Stables at French Camp Academy.

A mini rodeo for children will be held on Thursday, April … Read more

School district forgiven for snow days

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education held a specially called meeting to discuss revisions to this year’s school calendar on March 25 at the Central Office.

Not present for this meeting were Beat 4 … Read more

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo slated for April 11 at Choctaw Lake

Photo by Donna McKay
The fish will be biting on April 11 at Choctaw Lake for the annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo. Last year, 200 kids plus their parents enjoyed the fishing rodeo. Make plans to come out this year!

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, K&M Portables, LLC, Choctaw County Farm Bureau Insurance, Crowson Auto World of Louisville, U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks are partnering together … Read more

New reporter ready to cover Choctaw County


Hello, Choctaw County and readers of the Choctaw Plaindealer, the last edition introduced me very well as the new Office Manager and Reporter for our local newspaper.

I have had the privilege to meet new faces since being welcomed back … Read more

In Our Community – 04/01/2015

Break into Spring
Lisa Harris

Spring break has come and gone. I felt like I was in the Tropical Rain Forest except that it did not feel tropical. It felt rainy though, so that was the equivalent of an exotic … Read more

The importance of respect

from Ethen Gillespie

I used to love to hear the comedian Rodney Dangerfield say “I tell ya, I get no respect.” After hearing that line, I knew that some hilarious story was about to follow. He made a career out … Read more

House of Representatives works through to deadlines

Submitted by Rep. Joey Hood.

This week, conference members were assigned to bills which the Senate and House members did not agree or “concur” with changes that the other chamber made to a bill. Conferees from the House and Senate … Read more