Monthly Archives: August 2016

E911 Calls

Aug. 10 9:25 a.m., W. Cherry Ave., Medical Call, EMS 4:17 p.m., S. Union, SO Other, CSO 5:44 p.m., E. Smith Rd., SO Domestic, CSO 7:29 p.m., W. Cherry Ave., Domestic, APD 11:36 p.m., W. Malone, SO Other, CSO Aug…

News of YesterYear

Thirty years ago this week–From the files of the August 20, 1986 Choctaw Plaindealer. Whistlers Anonymous By Ruth Nowlin I didn’t even turn around. Thirty years ago I would have known, or at least assumed, who the whistle was for.…

School Menus

Choctaw County Breakfast Aug.-24: Sausage and Biscuit, Chicken Patty & Biscuit, Assorted Cold Cereals, Graham Crackers, Assorted Fruit Juices, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Chocolate Milk, Strawberry Milk, Low Fat Milk, Assorted Jellies, Pancake Syrup Aug.-25: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito, Assorted…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Vocabulary.com, a website devoted to vocabulary building, sponsors the “Vocabulary Bowl” for all students attending K through 12 in the United States and Canada. On Vocabulary.com vocabulary learning is definitely…

Choctaw Legals

******** IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY STATE OF MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SHERRY CROCKETT, DECEASED CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 2016-0037 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters of Administration upon the estate of the above named Sherry…

Senator Wicker launches book donation program

From Press Reports   Former first lady Laura Bush was wise to say, “The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.” Our public libraries offer our communities more than shelves of books. They provide access to print and…

Most Unlikely Places

Photo by Faye Ivy Mrs. Faye Ivy of Ackerman noticed this cantaloupe growing on the rail of her porch the other day. She believes the children must have been eating a cantaloupe outside on her porch and threw the seeds…

Downing to perform at Crossroads Baptist Church

Dove Award-Winning Christian Singer, Author, and Speaker to Make Local Appearance By Sharon Vaughan Ann Downing, a popular soloist on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series, will appear August 28, 2016 in Mathiston (Choctaw County) at Crossroads Baptist Church. The concert…

Pittman joins Bank of Kilmichael board

From Press Reports Rodney K. Mortimer, chairman of the board at the Bank of Kilmichael, along with its board of directors, is pleased to announce that Alfred D. Pittman has been appointed as a new director for the bank. Pittman…

CRMC beautification continues

In addition to birdhouses donated by Rodney Claxton of Jonesboro, Arkansas back in June of this year. The Choctaw Regional Medical Center now can boast the addition of bird feeders. A BIG thank you goes out to Stephanie Black, CRMC…