Local students among UMMC’s grads

From the University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Public Affairs


A record 681 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 57th Commencement … Read more

Calendar of Events

Driver Ed.


Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101 … Read more


Mrs. Katie Mae Dorman

Funeral services for Katie Mae Dorman,99, of Poplar Creek will be at 2:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, June 5, at Bethany Church of God near Poplar Creek, with burial 
following in Bethany Cemetery. Dr. Duran Palmertree, assisted … Read more

MDEQ awards grant to Choctaw County

From press reports


The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Choctaw County a solid waste assistance grant of $27,060 that will be used by the county for a solid waste enforcement officer and to clean up illegal … Read more

VBS at FC Presbyterian

By Press Reports

VBS at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Tuesday – Friday, June 18-21, 9 am-11:30 am for K – 6th grade. This year’s theme is Kingdom Chronicles: Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth published by Answers … Read more

Red Hills Operations held celebration

Photos by Amanda McBride
Keith Cuevas, Red Hills Operation plant manager, talks about Southern Power’s commitment to Choctaw County and changes made at the power plant.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Red Hills Operations made their debut into Choctaw County with a celebration held on May 15.

They held the celebration at the Choctaw County Community Center, with the help of the Choctaw County … Read more