SWCD promoting the wise use of our natural resources

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SWCD

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The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is a governmental subdivision of the State of Mississippi located in the Third Congressional District. The Mississippi Legislature authorized the formation of Conservation Districts April 4, 1938, through House Bill … Read more

City, county workers appreciated

Workers enjoying a much deserved grilled hamburger lunch

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Tuesday, March 15 during their lunch break, city and county workers were treated to mouth watering grilled hamburgers and deer sausage for their hard work and long hours they have put in repairing, cleaning … Read more

Alfa Insurance Agency welcomed in the county

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Family, Friends and Guests help Dakota Brasher cut the ribbon to his new business

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Alfa Insurance Agency with Dakota Brasher-Agent Friday, March 11, 2016

Approximately 50 people braved the elements to attend the ceremony. … Read more

Supervisors eyeing ambulance service

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David Grayson with MedStat EMS addresses the Board of Supervisors

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

David Grayson, Director of Operations and Tim Wade, Operations Manager for MedStat Emergency Medical Services were asked to come before the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their January 19, 2016 meeting.

The lease … Read more

Small town traditions and big time enjoyment

Long-time men of the church cooking up eggs.

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Small towns, like those here in Choctaw County and surrounding counties, are true treasures.  I grew up in a small town in Winston County, went to college, and moved to Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city … Read more

CCHS participates in science fair competition

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Students from Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair. Pictured are the Region V Winners (Front row left to right) Daijah Henley, Hannah Jones, Ayana Taylor, Morgan McDaniel, Lizzie Thomas (Second row left to right) Jeremy Miller, Conner Black, David Ramirez. (Third row left to right) Justin Paulk, Austin Fulgham. Not pictured: Jasmyne Thomas

By Amber Vowell
Assistant Principal
Choctaw County High School

Recently, students from the Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair.… Read more