Teachers, Paraprofessionals of Year recognized

Teachers, paraprofessionals and the administrator of the year for the Choctaw County School District were recognized and celebrated during the February 11 School Board meeting. Teachers of the Year are: AES-Shelia Jackson, AHS-Kenya Lee, CCCTC-Kristy Camp, FCE-Kasie Dean and WAC-Yassi…

Reform Baseball Park begins can fundraiser

By Staff Reports Put your used cans (not crushed) to a good cause. Reform Baseball Park is collecting cans to help raise money to build a walking track at the baseball park. They ask for anyone willing to donate their…

Lady Lions open softball season this week

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer A trio of seniors will be counted on to help the Weir High School Lady Lions navigate the 2013 fast-pitch softball season. “Obviously the seniors will be very important to our teams since they…

Calendar of Events

NARFE to Meet Feb. 28 The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, February 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. The guest speaker will be Martin Brunson who is associated with…

Central Miss. Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year

By Press Reports Selected among several local outstanding youth, Matthew Bennett was selected to compete with other Boys & Girls members for the State of Mississippi Youth of the Year Title and a $1,000 college scholarship from Tupperware Brands Corporation.…

Panthers knock on door of state tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer There is no doubt the 2012-13 basketball season ended a couple games sooner than he had hoped it would, but French Camp Academy boys head basketball coach Tommy Ward was still very pleased with…