Obituaries

Mark Stephen Ford

Funeral services for Mark Stephen Ford, 52, were held on December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS with Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Interment was held at Double Springs Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. … Read more

Champions of Change awarded to WAC

By Staff and Press Reports

 

Weir Attendance Center recently received a “Champions of Change” award from the Mississippi Department of Education.

They received this award for showcasing the greatest gains in closing achievement gaps for the students.

“This is … Read more

Protecting your pets from the cold

Winter can be a challenging time of year for pets. The cold temperatures along with chemicals and poisons used during this time of year can be very dangerous to pets. Also, arthritic pets can have worsening pain and pets with … Read more

Choctaw County Chargers win twice in tourney

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County High School boys basketball team finished the week strong, taking a pair of games in its own invitational tournament.

After opening the week with a 54-49 loss to Eupora on … Read more

Local athletes chosen for MAC All-State teams

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Five French Camp Academy Panthers and four Choctaw County Chargers were chosen for their respective Mississippi Association of Coaches All-State Football Teams that were released last week.

Quarterback Jesse Hosket and athlete Hagan … Read more

Rex begonias can bring Christmas cheer indoors

By Gary R. Bachman

MSU Horticulturist

Coastal Research & Extension Center

 

As much as I like decorating with colorful poinsettias during the Christmas season, I’m always on the lookout for nontraditional plants that can add interest and be just … Read more