Monthly Archives: September 2012

County budget approved

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 budget in the August 31 board meeting. The fiscal year begins October. 1. Choctaw County has a total budget of approximately $13,201,958.62 for…

County tax levy set with no tax increase

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County tax levy was set with no tax increase for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. In the August 31 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved a millage rate of 79.09 which…

Weir Lions fall to Noxapater Tigers 41-0

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Weir Lions began their division schedule this past Friday against defending Class 1A State Champion Noxpater Tigers. The Lions, who were short a few players, would not be able to handle the Tigers…

Obituaries

Mr. Paul Michael Pattridge Saturday, September 1, 2012 Graveside services for Mr. Paul Michael Pattridge. 61, were held at 2 p.m., September 2, 2012 at Crape Creek Cemetery. Rev. Doug Atkinson officiated. A resident of Stewart, Mr. Pattridge served in…

Supes discuss employee sick day requirement

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A short discussion on the Choctaw County employee handbook was the main topic of discussion in the September 4 meeting of the Board of Supervisors. Lori Fiebig, tax assessor/collector, told the board that she…

Animal Shelter raffle winner announced

By Staff and Press Reports The Choctaw County Animal Shelter recently held a raffle fundraiser. Sheriff Cloyd Halford pulled the winning ticket on September 5. The winner is David Ellington. He won close to $400 in goods and services from…

Marriage education graduates

By Press Reports Students who participated in the Building Strong Families (BSF) Marriage Education classes, taught by BSF Marriage Educator- Ethen Gillespie, recently received their certificates of completion. Gospel Temple Church, located in Choctaw County, also happens to be lead…

French Camp Panthers defeat McAdams Bulldogs 48-0

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The French Camp Panthers played their first division game of the season against the McAdams Bulldogs this past Friday. The Panthers were successful in their showing, defeating the Bulldogs 48-0. For the French Camp…