Supervisors hold hearing to temporarily close roads

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing regarding road closures during its regular meeting held on June 30 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

The meeting began with the approval of … Read more

August holds interesting challenge for FCA, CCHS

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While it will be the fourth week of the season before either of the two high school football teams in Choctaw County — French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School — play their first … Read more

Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free ordinances

From press reports

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.

Last month, the 14 … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs hope to add to winning streak

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended.

HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and … Read more

Act early to try and save wilting plants

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

High temperatures with heat indices in the triple digits can cause wilting of plants, man and beast.

Animals can get to a cool spot in the shade. We can go indoors, … Read more