Rep. Hood donates state flag to hospital


From staff reports

The State of Mississippi is well represented at the Choctaw County Regional Hospital in Ackerman. District 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented the hospital administrators with the state flag on September 29.

“I’m humbled to present the flag … Read more

Christian Women’s Job Corp at Broken Wings

Submitted photo
Women of the Christian Women’s Job Corp at Broken Wings are (right to left) Verbie, Morgan, Melba and Nice and (front) Frankie.

By Sr. Alies Therese
Summer flew and we were on the lookout for a new class of Christian Women’s Job Corp participants. And just look at these beautiful women whom the Lord sent. Already in their third week each … Read more

French Camp remains undefeated in Region 3-1A play


By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Please excuse veteran French Camp Academy head football camp Nathan Wright if he watched the first half of his team’s blowout win over West Oktibbeha last week with his mouth wide open.

“We were … Read more

Chargers win last-second thriller over Caledonia


By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The cardiac Chargers did it again.

“I think my hair is getting a lot grayer,” said Choctaw County High School head football coach Adam Dillinger when talking about his team’s dramatic 38-36 win over … Read more

Conservation Carnival held in Choctaw county

Photos by Amanda McBride 
(Top, right) The Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Parks taught students about the importance of hunter education. 
4-H was one of the many stops along the Conservation Carnival’s trail. Students learned about the many opportunities that 4-H offers.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Learning about nature sure is more fun while out about in nature. Fifth graders from Ackerman, French Camp and Weir Elementary Schools learned about nature and the environment during the Conservation Carnival held at … Read more

Robison earns Ferrell O. Cork Scholarship at MSU

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By Press Reports

Andy Robison is a freshman at Mississippi State University majoring in Biochemistry. He is a 2014 recipient of the Ferrell O. Cork Endowed Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.… Read more