News

Exploring summer stars

From press reports   Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, July 12, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by…

Celebrating 95 years

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Mrs. Pearlene Kyle Baxter will be 95 on July 12, 2013. She is a life long resident of Choctaw County (Chester, Ms.) Mrs. Baxter has resided at the Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Clinton for the last 7 years.…

Pet of week

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Bubbles is a small mixed breed puppy around 9 weeks old. She and her sister are looking for a good home. She is current on shots and will be spayed when she is older.  Her adoption fee is $40. Please call 285-9006 or…

Obituaries

Mrs. Eula Faye Bailey
 Funeral services for Eula Faye Bailey of French Camp were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Oliver Chapel in Winona, with burial following in the French Camp Cemetery at French Camp. Rev.…

School board approves 2013-2014 budget

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County School Board held their budget approval meeting for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year as well as a special meeting regarding property liability insurance in the conference room at the Central…

Historical Luncheon slated

The July Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, July 9 at noon. The speaker will be Glen Blaine, graduate of French Camp Academy and principal of Ackerman Elementary School. Historical Highlight Luncheons are held…

Blaylock resigns, search for new principal begins

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Corey Blaylock, principal at Choctaw County High School, last week. The Choctaw County School Board approved his resignation and letting him out of his contract in their June 25 special board meeting. Blaylock…

Calendar of Events

VBS at New Haven Baptist July 7-11 VBS at New Haven Baptist Church, 6690 Stewart-Weir Road begins Sunday, July 7, at 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and continues through Thursday night with commencement on Friday at 6 p.m.  Join the stampede for…

McCulloch celebrates 97th birthday

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Nora Dell McCulloch recently celebrated her 97th birthday. Her whole family wishes her a happy birthday. Pictured is McCulloch with five generations of mother and the Smith Family. Pictured is Nora Dell McCulloch-Mother, Bess Smith, Don Smith, Russell Smith, and…

Education note

UM honor rolls The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) Choctaw County Students Listed On Chancellor’s, Dean’s Honor Rolls OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. For the…