Monthly Archives: December 2013

Obituaries

Myra Sue

Lott Putnam

Dec. 7, 2013

A memorial service for Myra Sue Lott Putnam of Montgomery, Ala., was conducted Dec. 11, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora.

Mrs. Putnam grew up in Stewart but was a longtime resident … Read more

Ackerman Aldermen discuss mulching

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Using leaves for mulching will now be attempted at the Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman. During the December 4 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting, Ward 4 Alderman Billy Ganann proposed to place leaves … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Johnson O’Conner (1891-1973), an educator who taught the importance of building a vocabulary, is quoted on the O’Conner Research Foundation website. “Why do large vocabularies characterize executives and possibly outstanding … Read more

Rainwater program to discuss the ‘Christmas star’

From press reports

 

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for the Christmas season called “The Christmas Star”. This program will be presented on Friday, December 13, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

French Camp Academy earns MS 1A State Championship

From press reports

 

French Camp Academy and Smithville High School were slinging mud…literally…at the MHSAA Division 1A football championship game on Friday, December 6th. The atmosphere was filled with rain, excitement, and cheers as French Camp sparred with Smithville. … Read more

Supes approve assessment increases

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Approving two increases in assessments to Ackerman Forge was part of the December 2 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting.

The supervisors gave Lori Kerr, tax assessor/collector, authority to put Ackerman Forge’s 2012-2013 … Read more

Christmas from the Heart seeks toy donations

By Press Reports

 

Each year, there are many children in Choctaw County that will not receive toys for Christmas without some help from people who care.

Our goal, at Mitchell Dental Clinic, is to provide children with toys, books, … Read more