Supervisors hold hearing to temporarily close roads

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing regarding road closures during its regular meeting held on June 30 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom. The meeting began with the approval of…

Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free ordinances

From press reports Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award. Last month, the 14…

Holmes Bulldogs hope to add to winning streak

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended. HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and…

Act early to try and save wilting plants

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists High temperatures with heat indices in the triple digits can cause wilting of plants, man and beast. Animals can get to a cool spot in the shade. We can go indoors,…