Monthly Archives: August 2016

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 08/24/2016

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Supervisors set budget hearing for Sept. 8

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met August 22, 2016 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse to work out the final details in what appears to be a 23.4…

MSU assumes care for 4-H Property

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service Donald Vowell of Ackerman does not mind driving a little farther for therapeutic horseback riding. Vowell, who has a spinal injury from a car accident, began riding horses for therapy when the Mississippi State…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin Third in a series Mrs. Clara Perry Since my all-time favorite subject in any class during my education was English/Literature, it was natural that my favorite teacher became Mrs. Perry. It was not only that I…

Editorial roundup

A major blow for private prisons The federal government’s decision to break most of its ties to the private prison industry has echoes in Mississippi. In explaining last week its decision to phase out its use of private prisons, the…

Meet the Chargers, Panthers

Photos Submitted by Cyrena Shows Photo Courtesy of Tracie Box Photography High Schools in Choctaw County recently held their meet the Chargers and Panthers Night Thursday, August 11. French Camp Academy held theirs at the Pavilion in downtown Ackerman while…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com New AWANA Year Aug. 24, 6 p.m., Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Ackerman. Begins with registration in the Lighthouse. Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome to attend. …

In our community

God’s Love By Evangelist Francie Hemphill God’s Love is like a field of sunflowers. They are beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you heavenly Father for all of you goodness and mercy. I will forever praise your holy…