EMCC offers summer camp in manufacturing concepts


MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering Division, in partnership with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and the Corporation for National and Community Service, is offering a summer camp for students in middle and high school.

Camp … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/20/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 64 miscellaneous incident reports and 15 incident offense reports this week.

5/8/15  Lorenzo Burns b/m  1/25/90  CSO: susp D.L.
5/12/15  R.B Varner w/m  11/27/89 MDOC: hold for MDOC
5/12/15  Sherry Smith  b/f  5/18/86   APD: … Read more

Repeat champions the norm for MHSAA fast-pitch softball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

East Webster, Harrison Central, Neshoba Central, and Newton County each defended their MHSAA Fast-Pitch State Championships this past weekend at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

While it was the second straight 6A title for Harrison … Read more

EMCC falls in Region 23 Baseball Tournament

From school reports

EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

Group to meet May 22
The Jackson Veterans Center’s “Combat Support Group” will meet at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman on May 22 at 1 p.m. Meal will be paid for by VFW Post 5569. All combat veterans, regardless of county … Read more

In Our Community – 05/20/15

Dixie Pan Club
April 17, 2015

Eleven members met at the Hardin Place in the panhandle community for our April meeting. Business was taken care of quickly so we could get to the program. We were hosted by Glenda Whittington … Read more

Some nicknames are most definitely earned

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships this morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 05/20/15

Congrats, I’ve come this far by faith

Mrs. Shirley Jones, a native of Choctaw County for 56 years, and a graduate of the Class of 1976. She has received her Associate Degree in Early Childhood Development. Her first year to … Read more