Obituary – Ms. Lera Black Jones

Kosciusko, MS.
Lera Black Jones, 95, died March 19, 2016 at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. Mrs. Jones was a native of Choctaw County and resident of Kosciusko. She was a retired seamstress and member of Williamsville Independent Methodist Church.… Read more

Boy Scouts retire flags

Everyone watches as the flags are burned.
Chuck Bailey/Staff

Proper retirement requires burning the flag

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Remember as you look at your Flag, which is the symbol of our nation, that it is red because of human sacrifice. It is blue because of the Read more

Trump and Clinton carry Choctaw, State

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

As the state of Mississippi went so did Choctaw County in the Tuesday, March 8 Primary Election. In what was considered a moderate turn out.

In unofficial results Donald J. Trump won the GOP … Read more

Five vie for DYW 2017 title this weekend

Brennan Power

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

One of five contestants will be named Miss Distinguished Young Woman (DYW) for Choctaw County 2017, in a “Wizard of Oz” themed program this Saturday Night, March 19 at the Ty Cobb Complex on … Read more