Marrow donor drive to be held at local church

The Marrow Donor Drive is being held in honor of Choctaw County resident Mary Kathryn Broughton, who is celebrating a 3-year anniversary after experiencing a post bone marrow transplant.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

New Zion Baptist Church of Weir is coordinating a Marrow Donor Registry Drive to be held at Enon Presbyterian Church in Ackerman on Sept. 18 from 3:30-7:30 p.m.… Read more

Mustangs win 1st place

Submitted photo

The Mississippi Mustangs 11u team won 1st place in the 82 Challenge Beat the Heat Tournament in Winona, MS on August 16 & 17.… Read more

Chargers drop 45-42 slugfest in dramatic fashion

Chargers defense in the game against Winona two Fridays ago.

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

In a battle of two brawlers North Pontotoc got in the last punch Friday night, taking a thrilling 45-42 win over homestanding Choctaw County by scoring on a fade route with less than 30 … Read more

Area athletes take part in Juco action Saturday

Former Ackerman High School standout Trent Furr gets off a punt for Copiah-Lincoln Community College against EMCC last Thursday. (Photo by Mike Robertson)

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A trio of athletes from Choctaw County — Trent Furr, Paxton Sims, and Tre’ Brown — saw significant playing time for the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Wolves on Thursday night in a showdown with No. … Read more