‘Firescape’ to make home safer from wildfires

From Mike Skipper Winston county extension director “If a wildfire came through your neighborhood or community, could your house survive on its own?” I know that’s a dramatic question, but one we need to consider when living in an environment…

Obituaries

Mr. Eddie Joe Morgan Funeral services for Eddie Joe Morgan, 78, were held 11 a.m. on April 12, 2013 at Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. Mr. Morgan was a retired district claims manager for Farm Bureau Insurance.…

School Board holds monthly meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting, April 8. In this meeting the board approved annual contract with the Mississippi Department of Human Services to place workers at the district’s bus shop.…

Bluegrass Festival at French Camp, May 11

By Sylvia Dickson Bring your family and friends and join us on Saturday, May 11th, for French Camp’s Pioneer Day festivities! This year’s Pioneer Day will feature a bluegrass concert. And it’s free! An afternoon of Bluegrass will feature The…

Supervisors argue about health insurance

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer After a long, heated argument the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance quote from Weaver Insurance. The vote was 3-2 with District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins and…