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…

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…

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…

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…

Upcoming Sports Schedules

THUR, NOV. 24 Men’s Basketball TBA — Montana at Ole Miss FRIDAY, NOV. 25 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Raleigh at Kemper County 7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Lumberton Prep Basketball TBA — Eupora at West Lowndes College Football…