SGA Winter Gala


SGA Winter Gala noted as a success

Choctaw County High School Student Government Association (SGA) President Cliff Hadley, on behalf of the Student Government Association at CCHS, would like to thank Senior Class … Read more

2016 Midsouth Star Gaze and Astronomy Conference



Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 6-9, 2016.

This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under one of the darkest skies in … Read more

Mabus to retire as Navy secretary

Gregory Bull/Associated Press
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (right) greets sailors as they board the guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale Wednesday, January 20, 2016, in Coronado, California.

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Former Mississippi Democratic Governor, Ray Mabus, 67, will retire as Navy secretary sometime next year.

The Ackerman native told a House Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense for an annual hearing on the sea service … Read more

Book signing for Mangrum in Winston


From press reports

Bro. Jimmy Mangrum of McCool, MS will be signing his book “Miracles of Faith”, just published, at the Winston County Library on Thursday, March 10th from 11AM until 2PM in the meeting room.… Read more