County’s unemployment rate 7 percent for July

From s staff reports Choctaw County’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.0 percent for July 2015 from 7.3 percent in June 2015, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. This is almost a 2 percent drop since July 2014 when…

Class visit

Superintendent Glen Beard, along with the rest of the of the Central Office staff, visited with the Kindergarten classes from Ackerman Elementary School on Friday,

Remembering Carmen

Students and faculty of the Choctaw County School District schools wore commemorative t-shirts in memory of Carmen Smith on the day of the CCJH vs. Eupora game on Sept. 1.

Sims, Brown lead Wolfpack to upset of No. 1 EMCC

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer WESSON — As far as sophomore center Paxton Sims is concerned, hard work pays off and pays off big. Sims and fellow ex-Choctaw County High School teammate Tre Brown, combined to help Copiah-Lincoln knock off…

Maben Methodists visit sister church

“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins By Terry Harpole Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC…

Woman with local ties to be part of Emmy’s event

Raziela Designs, in association with The Artisan Group®, will participate in an invitation-only luxury pre-event celebrity gift lounge hosted by GBK Productions on September 18-19, 2015 at an exclusive location in Beverly Hills, California in honor of the Emmy nominees and presenters.