Monthly Archives: April 2013

Obituaries

Mr. Eddie Joe Morgan Funeral services for Eddie Joe Morgan, 78, were held 11 a.m. on April 12, 2013 at Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. Mr. Morgan was a retired district claims manager for Farm Bureau Insurance.…

School Board holds monthly meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting, April 8. In this meeting the board approved annual contract with the Mississippi Department of Human Services to place workers at the district’s bus shop.…

Bluegrass Festival at French Camp, May 11

By Sylvia Dickson Bring your family and friends and join us on Saturday, May 11th, for French Camp’s Pioneer Day festivities! This year’s Pioneer Day will feature a bluegrass concert. And it’s free! An afternoon of Bluegrass will feature The…

Supervisors argue about health insurance

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer After a long, heated argument the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance quote from Weaver Insurance. The vote was 3-2 with District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins and…

District wide high school

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A federal court order declares that the Choctaw County School District will provide one county wide high school beginning with the 2013-2014 school year. Senior Judge Glen Davidson, of the Northern District of Mississippi,…

Sports notebook

Local leagues asked to send in schedules All local youth and adult sports leagues are asked to send their current and upcoming season schedules in to the Winston County Journal. Youth baseball and softball leagues, as well as local golf…