Monthly Archives: July 2012

Supervisors approve surgery room

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Hospital construction was one main topic of the June 29 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting. Maxey Peterson with Pryor & Morrow presented the board with a revised quote of $346,647 to change the…

AARP driver safety program planned

From press reports An AARP driver safety class is being offered especially for retired educators during July and August for just $5, a savings of up to $9 off the normal fee. Also, would you like to save money on…

AHS Lady Indians undefeated season

By Lucretia Moss The Ackerman High School Lady Indians ended their summer season Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Starkville undefeated. Other teams in the league consisted of Noxapater, Starkville Academy, Winston Academy, Starkville High, and Russell Academy. With 2 rainout…

Obituaries

Ms. Brenda Nunn June 25, 2012 Funeral services for Ms. Brenda Nunn, 63, were held at 11a.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church in McCool, MS. Rev. Fred Davenport, Rev. Greg Chamblee, and Rev. Owen Gordon,…

Calendar of Events

Summer Reading Program July 5 Children are invited to the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. For the first week, on July 5, children will “Light Up the Night with…

Moore receives MDOT scholarship

From press reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), together with the Mississippi Transportation Commission, recently awarded 21 scholarships to deserving students attending a Mississippi community college and seeking a transportation-related career. Jonathan Moore of Starkville, Miss., graduate of Ackerman…

Pushmataha sends Scouts to Philmont for camp

By Press Reports CAMP SEMINOLE–Local Boy Scouts and their adult advisors, all members of the Pushmataha Area Council, departed Camp Seminole early Sunday morning for Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico for 12 days of hiking and low-impact camping…

The Civil War – 15th Mississippi update

Submitted by C.J. Johnson The 15th Mississippi included three companies primarily from Choctaw County – Company D – Wigfall Rifles; Company I – Choctaw Guards; and Company K – Choctaw Grays; all formed in the spring of 1861. They reported…