MSU chemical engineering students receive honors

STARKVILLE, Miss.—For the 13th consecutive year, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers awarded Mississippi State University a 2013 Outstanding Student Chapter Award.

The recognition is based on the group’s exceptional enthusiasm, quality, professionalism and service. Only 16, about 8 percent, … Read more

NTWF donates to Broken Wings

Pictured presenting Brother Roger Griffith with the donation are Patty Draper, Committee Member; Glennis Wood, Choctaw County NWTF Women in the Outdoors Chairman, and Johnny Draper, County Chairman.

The Choctaw County National Wild Turkey Federation made a donation of $250 to Broken Wings as part of their Turkeys for Needy Families Project.

These funds, which were raised from activities at their annual banquet, will be used by Broken … Read more

Shumaker First Down Friday gift basket winner



The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate Akeba Shumaker of Ackerman, who was selected as the winner of the November First Down Friday drawing. With a MSU theme, Ms. Shumaker’s basket, was filled with an array … Read more

Veterans honored at program

Veterans stand as they hear the theme music of their branch of service during the Armed Forces Medley.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


“To veterans today, thank you for what you have done for us and future generations yet to be born,” said Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joseph H. Loper.

Judge Loper served as the guest … Read more