Ugly sweater time is almost here

Submitted by Jan Ballard

Mississippi State Extension – Choctaw County

By the time you read this, you will have only about two weeks until you can enter the Ugly Christmas Sweater, Ugly Christmas Hat and Folk Fibbery contests at the Read more

Thanksgiving leading day for home cooking fires

From press reports

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together, but this cooking-focused holiday also presents a greater risk of home fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly four times Read more

School board update Millcreek agreement

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the Central Office Nov. 14.

The meeting began with the adoption of the agenda, followed with the approval of minutes for the board’s Read more

CCCTC students attend Career Fair at Red Hills Power Plant

Submitted by Sandi Muirhead

Choctaw County Career and Technology Center

Southern Company Services, operator of the Red Hills Power Plant, recently hosted a Student Career Fair.  The Career Fair was for high school students who are current members of the Read more

Woods apparently headed to Eupora High School

By Robbie Faulk

Special to the Plaindealer

Before legendary coach Ricky Woods ever won a state championship, his early years began with a successful stint at Eupora High School.

With eight championship rings now on his fingers, Woods is heading Read more

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