Panthers seek to close out region play on win streak

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Sometimes things just don’t go your way. Friday night was one of those times for the French Camp Academy football team.

“They played really well and we didn’t,” said FCA head coach Nathan … Read more

Civil War – CSS Hunley submarine sinks

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

On October 15, 1863 the first combat submarine to successfully sink an enemy ship sank. All eight crewmen on board the Hunley died during a practice run, while spectators watched.

Historic Navy Ships Association provides … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam this weekend

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

Make plans to attend Jack-O-Lantern-Jam this Saturday in downtown Ackerman.

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will be Saturday, October 26 from 4 – 8 p.m. in downtown Ackerman at the walking track and the parking lot … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Troy Crocker

Mr. Troy Crocker, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation was held at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville on Saturday, October 19, 2013.  Funeral services … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Forest

7 p.m. — Eupora at Calhoun City

7 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel

7 p.m. — Louisville at Kemper County

7 p.m. — Canton Academy at Winston… Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 10 incident offense reports and 44 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

10/16/13    BENJAMIN DOWDY    W/M      3/11/85      CSO      TRANSFERRED FOR WORK PROGRAM

10/16/13     ERVIN KIRKWOOD    B/M      1/24/58      APD        FTP/FTA

10/16/13      CORA THOMAS       B/F      1/2/76        APD       … Read more