Monthly Archives: July 2015

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 07/29/2015

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Volunteers requested

From press reports Do you want to make a difference in Choctaw County? Would you like to leave a legacy? Are you ready to share some of your talents? Do you want to help the future of Mississippi by helping…

Supervisors receive parking lot project bids

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors received bids for the upcoming hospital and nursing home parking lot as well a decision regarding the pending closure of the county inmate program during its July 13…

MSU celebrates 50th Anniversary Holmes admission

From press reports Sunday, July 19, marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most important milestones in Mississippi State history when Dr. Richard E. Holmes became the first African American student to enroll at Mississippi State University. His alma…

Winner

Raquela Graham of Ackerman was rewarded with the Pre-teen Mississippi SR. Talent 2nd runner-up, Pre-teen Mississippi outstanding

Voters must show photo ID card

From Press Reports All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID. Eligible…

Union VFD hosts singing/political rally

Submitted by Jeff Pruitt The Union Volunteer Fire department hosted a singing/political rally on July 25th at 4 p.m. The event allowed for residents the opportunity to listen to candidates for the upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election speak as…

4-H meets 4-County

From press reports A group of over 50 Mississippi 4-H high school leaders received a lesson in Cooperative 101 July 22 at the 4-County Electric Power Association Corporate Center. The cooperative hosted the group, comprised of first place winners in…

Know the offices voters are electing

From press & staff reports Historically, the role of counties has been to serve as an administrative arm of the state – maintaining records, providing courts and law enforcement, building roads, assessing property and collecting taxes, and conducting elections. Counties…

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice. As the Democratic and…