School Board discuss walking track grant

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School Board discussed the possibility of receiving a grant for the construction of a walking track during its monthly meeting held on September 14 at the Central Office Boardroom.

The meeting … Read more

Supervisors recognize emergency district hire

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency hire for District 3 during its Sept. 11 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

Board president Chris McIntire informed the supervisors that he … Read more

Burdine announces Candidacy for Circuit Clerk


From staff reports

I, Amy Burdine, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Circuit Clerk of Choctaw County and ask for your vote and support in the upcoming election.

At the beginning of September, our current … Read more

Shane Box elected new Mathiston town marshal

(Right) Box (center) with Mathiston Alderman Earl Frost, Carden, and aldermen Lavelle McAlpin and Jeff Haney

From Staff Reports

Shane Box was elected Mathiston’s new town marshal (police chief) in a special election on Sept. 8.

Box received 79 votes to Mark Jones’ 67 votes, according to Municipal Clerk Rachel Robinson.… Read more

French Camp moves to 2-0 in Region 3-1A play

French Camp moves down field in an earlier game against Eupora.

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While seven turnovers combined with a “sluggish defensive effort” are a combination for disaster, the French Camp Academy Panthers managed to overcome inconsistent play to post a 36-14 road win over Montgomery County in Region … Read more