Suspects arrested in pharmacy burglary ring

By Press Reports

 

Three men are being held on $1 million bond each in connection with the burglary of an Ackerman pharmacy and nearly 6,500 doses of narcotics.

The individuals have been identified as 31-year-old Marcus Taylor, 31-year-old Maurice … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 20

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sumter Central Tournament (Kemper County entered)

6 p.m. — Noxapater at Eupora

6 p.m. — Louisville at West Point

6 p.m. — Choctaw County at East Webster

Men’s College Basketball

British Virgin Islands … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Julia Tomiak, affectionately known as the Word Nerd, has a longtime favorite book, “Barron’s 1100 Words You Need to Know.” Tomiak recalls her eighth grade English teacher using “1100 Words” … Read more

Land management for trophy bucks takes years

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi is one of the best places in the country for deer hunting because of excellent natural habitat and good management by landowners and hunters.

Bronson Strickland, wildlife specialist with … Read more

Athletic fees topic of School Board meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Athletic fees were on a topic of the December 9 School Board meeting. Beat 4 School Board Member Laura Gibbs believes the fees to play sports at Choctaw County High School are too … Read more

Sims keeps playing offensive line all in the family

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Paxton Sims is looking at his trip to the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game this week as an opportunity.

The 6-foot-1, 285-pound offensive guard from Choctaw County High School is hoping to show what … Read more