Monthly Archives: October 2013

Tis the Season to for the Spirit of Giving…

Hanna McCain

This year the Choctaw Plaindealer publisher and staff has decided to take a different focus on Christmas.

After much thought and consideration, we are asking the children and adults of Winston County to write letters of gratefulness and … Read more

First Down Friday this week in Choctaw County

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

It’s time for First Down Friday in October! Friday, October 4, will be First Down Friday in Choctaw County. Local citizens are being asked to spend $10 at two or more businesses in … Read more

Commissioner Presley to address the senior group

From press reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the Ackerman Baptist Church Senior Group on Thursday, October 10 at 11:15 a.m. in the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Commissioner Presley will update on current issues facing … Read more

Collect fall decorations from woods, fields, and garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Begin collecting material now for those handsome fall and winter decorations.

This could include milkweed seed pods, cornstalks, hydrangea blooms, grass seed heads, nuts, cones, coneflower seed heads, globe amaranth, … Read more

2nd graders write paragraphs, research chameleons

by Press Reports

 

The second graders in Mrs. Pollard’s class at Ackerman Elementary School have been learning to write paragraphs during this nine weeks. They have learned how to use the internet to research topics, write rough drafts, edit … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

This past week I listened to Pink Floyd’s The Wall, a double CD set released during the final weeks of the 1970s decade. The Wall is a concept album, which … Read more

Quit smoking today

 

As a result of the 2012 Tips From Former Smokers Campaign, more than 100,000 Americans quit smoking for good. If you or a friend or family member is ready to stop using tobacco, the Tobacco Quitline staff is available … Read more

Birth – Jaycee Grace Williamson

 

Tony and Amanda Williamson of Clarkson announce the birth of a daughter, Jaycee Grace Williamson.

Jaycee Grace was born Aug. 20, 2013, at OCH Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.6 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents … Read more

Historical Highlight Luncheon slated Oct.8

By Press Reports

 

The October Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, October 8 at noon. The speaker is Kenny Henderson, a 1964 FCA graduate.  His topic will be French Camp: Making a Difference.… Read more

Chamber welcomes Rooster N-A Shac

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome new business owner Michael Lawrence to the county.

Lawrence is the owner of Rooster N-A Shac located at 414 Front Street in Weir.… Read more