Warren J. Hunt seeks office of Tax Assessor/Collector

From staff reports

To the voters and citizens of Choctaw County, I, Warren J. Hunt would like to announce my candidacy for Choctaw County Tax Assessor/Collector and seek your support.

In order to provide public services, local governments must have … Read more

“Mitchell Dental Cares” event a success


From press reports

The 8th Annual Mitchell Dental Cares was a true success! Our goal has always been to see the first 150 patients, but Friday we reached 150… and then kept going!

We finally stopped at 170. That is … Read more

ECCC coach looks at winning from eternal perspective

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

DECATUR — Ken Karcher is not your typical college football coach, but he’s okay with that.

While the former Notre Dame, Tulane and NFL quarterback certainly enjoys winning football games, the East Central Community College … Read more

In Our Community – 05/06/15

A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy
Furthermore, then we beseech you brethren and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye love received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates
Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers.

Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall … Read more

School board accepts donated equipment

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board discussed the donation of track equipment to the district as well as received a resolution regarding property surrounding Dale Davidson Field during their monthly meeting held on April 13.… Read more