Prep hoops returns on Thursday for CCHS, FCA

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy boys and girls basketball teams will tip off the 2015 portion of their schedules this week by participating in a pair of basketball tournaments.

The Chargers … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/07/2015

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7
Mens College Basketball
8 p.m. — Tennessee at MSU

THURSDAY, JAN. 8
Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. … Read more

Record soybean yield is valued at $1.17 billion

By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — A potentially record-setting production year made soybeans a billion dollar crop and Mississippi’s third-largest agricultural commodity in 2014.

Trent Irby, soybean specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said soybeans … Read more

Jail Docket – 01/07/2015

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 47 miscellaneous incident reports and 20 incident offense reports this week.

12/22/14   Clell Gladney  b/m   3/1/81  CSO   Animal cruelty x 5
12/23/14 Spenson … Read more

Civil War – Fort Fisher falls to the Union

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Wilmington, N. C. was the last Confederate blockade-running port open to receive valuable supplies from overseas. Blockade runners managed to continue to supply the Confederacy with badly needed items, which could not be acquired any other … Read more

In Our Community – 01/07/2014

A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Now the festival of unleavened bread. Calls the Passover, was approaching, and the chief priests and the teachers of the low were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, but they … Read more