Monthly Archives: July 2012

Supervisors deal with tax issues

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors dealt with several tax issues in their July 2 board meeting. Ginger Eaves attended the board meeting to ask for a refund on land taxes that she has…

Coaching changes for schools in the district

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer With the restructuring of the Choctaw County School District on hold for the time being, it not only affected the academics of the schools, it also affected the sports of the schools as well.…

Obituaries

Sarah Mozelle Singleton Wednesday, July 4, 2012 Funeral services for Sarah Mozelle Singleton, 99, were held at noon on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Rev. Curtis Guess and Rev. Shane Singleton officiated. Burial followed at…

Calendar of Events

Summer Reading Program July 12 Children are invited to the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. On Tuesday, July 12 children will learn about “Things That Go Bump In The…

South Union Campmeeting set for July 20-25

Pastor Ed Saunders and the members of South Union United Methodist Church invite all to the 140th Campmeeting at South Union Campground beginning Friday evening, July 20 through Wednesday, July 25. Campmeeting takes many back to a simpler time; just…

A look at naval history in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The 15th Mississippi, which included three companies raised in Choctaw County, was in Vicksburg during the June and July 1862 naval bombardment. in June and July 1862, along with the forces of General Earl Van Dorn.…

4-County urges members to beware of phone scam

Electric cooperatives around the state, like 4-County Electric Power Association, are urging members to beware of an ongoing telephone scam. Officials said there are variations of the scam, but all claim to have money from the federal government that will…

Chamber releases Business a Start Up web page

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Finding information to open your own business just got a little easier. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce recently releases their Business Start Up page on their website. “The idea is to streamline the…

French Camp receives a Chamber grant

From press reports The Town of French Camp was recently awarded a First Impressions grant from the Choctaw Chamber of Commerce. The town used the grant funds to purchase lights to brighten up the signs leading into the Town of…