Winter storm leaves Choctaw residents without power

Choctaw County’s newest staff member of the Chamber of Commerce Amanda McBride enjoys the snow with her son and his first snowfall experience.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Residents of Choctaw County experienced power outages, difficult driving conditions, and school closings when a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain fell across Mississippi and a number of other states.

Choctaw County … Read more

DYW participants mentor 6th Graders

Pictured are DYW Participants and 6th Graders

From press reports

Everyone needs a little encouragement sometimes and that’s exactly what the participants in the Distinguished Young Woman Program offered to 6th graders at the Shining Star Workshop on Saturday, February 28th, at the Choctaw County Library in … Read more

Family atmosphere permeates CCHSAA Luncheon Crowd

The Northern Choctaw County Singing Convention Choir performed at the 6th Annual CCHSAA Awards and Recognition Luncheon on Feb. 21.

From Press Reports

As hundreds gathered to celebrate the 6th Annual CCHSAA Awards and Recognition Luncheon, the festive mood of the crowd was described by CCHSAA President, Dr. I.D. Thompson, “This feels like a family reunion.” Indeed, there were an … Read more

CCHS Lady Chargers counting on youth this season

2015 CCHS Lady Chargers

By Ryan Satcher
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County softball team may be young but it should be very talented and athletic this season.

“We’re young,” said Choctaw County coach Mike Brown. “We don’t have any juniors or seniors but I … Read more