Monthly Archives: September 2016

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 09/28/2016

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4th Annual Panhandle Community Day planned

Some of the most precious possessions are the memories of places and people, but they fade with time unless renewed and revisited. It is time to renew those memories and visit with some of the folks that helped shape them…

Chamber, Plaindealer to host Business After Hours

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Choctaw Plaindealer to hold a Business After Hours. Join us on Tuesday, October 11 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Plaindealer office, in downtown Ackerman,…

District Board adds two new members

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Economic Development District Board has added two new members to the board. Karla Beard and Paul Courtney were appointed by the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Beard was appointed in April to…

Choctaw County Flea Market planned

The Choctaw County Flea Market began in 2012 as part of the MSU Extension’s Turning the Tide on Poverty project. The flea market, which is held every Spring and Fall, offers families a venue where they can sell arts, crafts,…

MSU Extension programs address obesity problem

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Recent data suggests Mississippians are learning that more is not always better when it comes to body weight. The adult obesity rate has been increasing in the state for many years, but a recent…

Obituaries

Elsie Gene Cooper Cockrell Sept. 18, 2016 Services for Elsie Gene Cooper Cockrell, 79, of Tupelo were Sept. 21, 2016, in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Matt Scopel officiating. Burial was in Lee Memorial Park.…

Live at The Lake Saturday October 1

Burnt Orange Studio, City of Louisville, Chamber of Commerce and Lake Tiak O’Khata proudly presents. TRES GONDOLEROS Oct. 1 at Lake Tiak Okhata. Comprised of Mark Goldbeck of Jefferson City, MO on piano and vocals, Fernando Alois of Caracas Venezuela…