Hospital board requests reimbursement from county

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors received an update regarding the status of the county hospital and nursing home during its May 11 meeting held at the boardroom in the Choctaw County Courthouse.

The … Read more

EMCC offers summer camp in manufacturing concepts


MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering Division, in partnership with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and the Corporation for National and Community Service, is offering a summer camp for students in middle and high school.

Camp … Read more

Jail Docket – 05/20/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 64 miscellaneous incident reports and 15 incident offense reports this week.

5/8/15  Lorenzo Burns b/m  1/25/90  CSO: susp D.L.
5/12/15  R.B Varner w/m  11/27/89 MDOC: hold for MDOC
5/12/15  Sherry Smith  b/f  5/18/86   APD: … Read more

Repeat champions the norm for MHSAA fast-pitch softball

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

East Webster, Harrison Central, Neshoba Central, and Newton County each defended their MHSAA Fast-Pitch State Championships this past weekend at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

While it was the second straight 6A title for Harrison … Read more

EMCC falls in Region 23 Baseball Tournament

From school reports

EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

Group to meet May 22
The Jackson Veterans Center’s “Combat Support Group” will meet at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman on May 22 at 1 p.m. Meal will be paid for by VFW Post 5569. All combat veterans, regardless of county … Read more