Saturn: The Ringed Giant to be examined at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given on Friday, June 13, 2014, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of … Read more

All-Star softball games set for Ellisville Saturday

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mississippi Association of Coaches Fast-Pitch All-Star Softball Games are set for Jones County Junior College in Ellisville this Saturday. There will be 1A/2/3A AND 4A/5A/6A contests. The games are for rising seniors.
Players … Read more

Obituary – Betty McKinley Morgan

West Point, MS – Mrs. Betty McKinley Morgan, 80, passed away on May 27, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Mrs. Betty was born August 5, 1933, in Choctaw County in The Panhandle Community the daughter of Emmette … Read more

Obituary – Ella Bright Staples

Funeral services for Ms. Ella Bright Staples, 100, were held at Concord Baptist Church on Sunday, June 1 2014 at 2 p.m. Rev. Roger Griffith officiated.
A native of Choctaw County, Ms. Staples was a retired teacher. Ms. Staples was … Read more