Threadgill receives Board of Supervisors’ Scholarship

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Lauren Threadgill, a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School, graciously received a scholarship for $500 dollars from the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, June 20, 2016. Threadgill,…

French Camp begins the day with Prayer

From Town and Staff Reports French Camp hosted the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, 2016 with a service that started at 7:15 a.m. in front of City Hall with over 50 participants. After Mayor Barlow welcomed everyone. Bro.…

CCS&WCD invites MACD Scholarship Applications

By Judy Briggs District Coordinator The Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District (CCS&WCD), a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD); announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2017. 1st…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan Recently I was reading about the life of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), an American poet, biographer, and collector of folk songs. According to the American Educator Encyclopedia, Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois and worked in a mélange…