Monthly Archives: January 2013

Community Blood Drive set

From press reports

Mississippi Blood Services is holding its annual “Super Donor” Blood Drive Promotion from January 28 through February 1. All donors who donate blood at any blood drive or blood draw station will be registered for a chance … Read more

Supervisors discuss volunteer day at lake

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Take Pride in America Day was a topic of discussion at the January 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Bobby Claybrook with the US Forest Service, Tombigbee, was at the meeting … Read more

Open House slated for Pioneer Medical

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

An open house for the Pioneer Medical Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Medical Clinic is the newest edition to the Pioneer family. This clinic is the new … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Larry L. Swindle January 18, 2013 Memorial services for Mr. Larry L. Swindle, 69, were held Sunday January 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm at CFH Chapel in Ackerman.

A native of Ackerman Mr. Swindle was a truck driver. He … Read more

The Civil War – Burnside replaced

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

At the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862, Confederate forces commanded by General Robert E. Lee overwhelmed Union forces. Union General Burnside’s army counted about 13,000 casualties in what has been called one of the … Read more

Volunteer committee meeting set for Relay for Life

By Staff and Press reports

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Choctaw County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community … Read more

Calendar of Events

Book Sale at Broken Wings Broken Wings Thrift Store is having a book sale during the month of January. All books 10 for $1 or 25 cents each for less than 10. Open Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 8 … Read more

Huffman assumes role on ASHE board

From press reports

Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, has been appointed as Region 4 representative for the American Society of Healthcare Engineers Board of Directors.

Huffman will serve through Dec. 31, … Read more

MSU Professor is surrounded

Submitted by Jan Ballard, MSU Extension Service

After the Yarn Spinners Book Club read The Three-Day Affair by Michael Kardos they hatched a plan/scheme to kidnap the author. He was lured to the Choctaw County Extension Office in Ackerman on … Read more

Volunteers needed for Relay For Life

By Press Reports

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Choctaw County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference – to organize and recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate … Read more