Ackerman 20th Century Club add two new members

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter


Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman met Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Choctaw County Library with nine members present. JoAnne Reid served as hostess and members enjoyed a chili supper. They shared good … Read more

Hosket chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket was chosen Region 3-1A Player of the Year and was one of 10 Panthers named to the All-Region team.

Hosket hit on 158-of-252 passes on the season … Read more

MSU, 4-H alum named National Rodeo Queen

Paige Nicholson of Lawrence is the new Miss Rodeo America for 2014. A recent Mississippi State University agricultural information sciences graduate, Nicholson grew up showing livestock in the Newton County 4-H program and taking part in rodeo competitions. (Submitted photo)

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE — Paige Nicholson has a new personal illustration to use in speeches about dusting yourself off and getting back on the horse, and she will have many opportunities to use it … Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza continues

Forget-Me-Not Florist was the winner of the Sip’N Cider tasting event held on December 12. The event was held as part of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce


There is still time to take advantage of the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza sales. The 12 days of sales and discounts will end December 23 at participating businesses. Each day a different … Read more

Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports


U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim.

Wicker delivered the commencement … Read more