Monthly Archives: October 2013

Calendar of Events

Purchase chances on Pride Table Gift basket

The Choctaw County High School band and Band Boosters would like to thank each and every person or business who donated any item(s) to our Pride Table Gift Basket”. If you would like … Read more

‘Paint the Hospital Pink’ events on the way

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

With the month of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and the community are helping to raise funds with the “Paint the Hospital Pink” campaign.

To help raise … Read more

FCA Lady Panthers take key district win over McAdams

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

By Thursday night the French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team should know just where its fortunes rest.

The Lady Panthers entered the week 1-1 in region play with two more league contests to … Read more

Annual 4-H Awards Banquet held

From press reports

 

The annual 4-H awards banquet was held Thursday, October 3 at the Ackerman Church of Christ.  This event honored 4-H members who participated in District and State events, volunteers and advisory council members who served from … Read more

Explore fall skies at Rainwater

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this Fall season called “EXPLORING FALL SKIES!” This presentation will be given on Friday, October 11, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and solar astronomer, … Read more

Scarecrows needed for 3rd Annual Scarecrow Trail

Choctaw County Master Gardeners will hold our 3rd annual Scarecrow Trail October 21-31 at the Walking Track on Main Street in Ackerman.  We would like to invite groups, businesses, churches and individuals to make a family-friendly scarecrow.  Scarecrows should be … Read more

Man struck, killed on Hwy. 9

From Staff Reports

 

A local man was killed last week after a pickup struck him south of Eupora in Choctaw County.

The fatal accident occurred in Choctaw County around 6 a.m. Oct. 2 on Mississippi 9 at Bluff Springs … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Julia Steele Burrage

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Funeral service were held for Mrs. Julia Steele Burrage at New Zion Baptist Church . Officiating were Rev. W. L. Hightower and Elder Ernest May. Burial following in the New Zion Cemetery.… Read more

Screening program can help to identify depression

By Press Reports

 

Depression affects all walks of life. From young adults to the elderly and across all races, nearly one in 10 people in the U.S. suffer from depression and the Mississippi statistic is even higher. Screening for … Read more