News of YesterYear

Sixty-nine years ago this week–From the files of the June 20, 1947 Choctaw Plaindealer.

That Chevrolet Convertible

Donations for the VFW Building to become the home of Troy Biggers Post, VFW, have increased appreciably-but still a long way from the … Read more

In our community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Please forgive me if I send in too many of the poems that I have written over the years. I look back on them and sometimes I just want to share that part of my … Read more

Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates … Read more

Mabus visits troops

Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy and Choctaw County native, talks to Marines with the Scout Sniper Platoon at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, May 14, 2016. “The greatest honor of my life is leading the Navy and … Read more

MC announces local students Academic Scholars

From School Reports

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester. Named from the local area:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: To be eligible for the President’s List, a student must … Read more