Monthly Archives: July 2016

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 07/27/2016

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Airport moves forward with FAA Grant

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Airport Authority Board Chairman, Anthony Magee, met twice last week with the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors to finalize plans to apply for a $300,000 dollar grant to build a 4,725 square foot…

Environmental Day Camp 2016 held

From Staff Reports The Environmental Day Camp 2016 was held Wednesday, June 29 at the Choctaw County Lake from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. It was open to all youth ages 5-18. The camp was free to attend and a…

Letter to Editor

I wanted to write a letter thanking all stakeholders of Ackerman Elementary School. The past thirteen years have gone by very quickly, and I enjoyed each and every day at AES. I took the responsibility of helping to lead a…

Obituaries

Fredrick Louis Gunn June 21, 2016 Fredrick Louis Gunn of Sturgis, 64, a truck driver, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Mr. Gunn was born January 1, 1952 in Washington, D.C. The family…

Modeling family, education, Christ

Nicholas H. Dean Staff Writer American Family Association Journal “We were drawn to the mission of French Camp Academy primarily out of a desire to see kids from broken homes cared for, mentored, and healed through a Christian family model,…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 45 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week. 7/15/16 Daquan Meaders B/M 11/11/96 WPD Petit Larceny & Poss. of Controlled Substance 7/17/16 Travis Sean Hunt W/M 10/19/92 CSO Escape Jail Facility…

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper. The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month…

Christmas In July?

Submitted By Jan Ballard MSU Extension–Choctaw County No, but it is not too early to be planning ahead. Christmas can be many things to many people, but one attribute it can reveal in both children and adults is that of…