August holds interesting challenge for FCA, CCHS

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While it will be the fourth week of the season before either of the two high school football teams in Choctaw County — French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School — play their first … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs hope to add to winning streak

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended.

HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and … Read more

Ole Miss season hoops tickets on sale

Season tickets for the inaugural season of the Pavilion at Ole Miss are now on sale, Ole Miss officials announced last week.

Season tickets for Ole Miss men’s basketball begin at just $250 for the 2015-16 season and are available … Read more

Furr receives multiple recognitions

From press & staff reports

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) recently honored 19 Copiah-Lincoln Community College student-athletes for their classroom excellence in 2014-2015. Co-Lin had more student-athletes honored than any other school in the Mississippi Association of Community … Read more

Sixteen HCC athletes honored by NJCAA for academic excellence

From school reports

Sixteen Holmes Community College athletes were among this recognized as recipients of the 2014-15 NJCAA Academy Student-Athlete Awards last week.

During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different … Read more

Chargers look to replace 16 football seniors

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Veteran Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger knew exactly what his Chargers were going to have to work on during the spring in order to get ready for the 2015 season.

“We … Read more

Obituaries – 7/1/15

Kenneth G. Baxter
June 22, 2015
Services for Kenneth G. Baxter, 56, of Sturgis were June 24, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman with the Rev. James Rushing officiating. Burial was in Whitefield Cemetery in Sturgis.

He was born … Read more

MACJC softball moves to one-division format

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) announced scheduling and playoff changes for the upcoming softball season.

Starting in 2016, each team in the state will play each other once in the regular season and … Read more