Monthly Archives: May 2014

Obituary – Mr. Mickey Threet

Mr. Mickey Threet,64, of Weir, MS died Friday, May 23 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 25 with visitation held Saturday, May 24. Burial followed in Crape Creek Cemetery with Bro. Paul Cain and Bro. Dale Strickland…

Obituary – Linda Renae Stokes

Graveside service for Linda Renae Stokes, infant daughter of Johnnie Stokes and Bridgett King was held at 2 PM Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. John Stephens officiating. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is

Obituary – Mr. Lindell Lee “Pete” Miller

Mr. Lindell Lee “Pete” Miller, 77, of Weir, MS, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 26th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dewitt Cutts officiating.…

CWJC holds first graduation ceremony

By Sis. Alies Therese On Friday, May 17, at a buffet celebration on Lake Tiak O’ Khata, the first class of CWJC graduated. After 27 weeks of classes, Bible study and art exploration, these four women completed the course: Rosa…

Education notes

Local named to HCC president’s list Holmes Community College Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list. To be…

Obituary – T.L. Bowie

Funeral services for Mr. T.L. Bowie, 82, were held at Ackerman Baptist Church on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial at Salem Church Cemetery in Ackerman. A native of Choctaw County, Mr. Bowie was…

‘Mitchell Dental Cares’ event a huge success

From press reports Mitchell Dental Clinic is Ackerman recently held their annual charity event with a slight name change – “Mitchell Dental Cares.” The event took place for the 7th year in a row this past Friday, May 9. Mitchell…

Supervisors hold brief meeting

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a brief session during their regular meeting on May 12 at the Choctaw County Courthouse. The board met briefly with county resident Charles Peay, who wanted to…

Longs retire

By Sylvia Dickson After nearly 50 years of service at French Camp Academy, Hugh and Martha Long are retiring. Hugh was born in Kansas and moved to French Camp from Texas. He began his career at FCA in 1966 as…