Monthly Archives: October 2016

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 20 Incident Offense Reports and 60 Miscellaneous Incident reports 10/18/16 Joseph Medders, H/M, 8/11/93, CSO, simple assault 10/20/16 Samuel J Dotson, B/M, 9/22/93, CSO, possession of beer, MVL, & no D.L.

Obituaries

Linda Ann Childress Crowe October 16, 2016 Funeral services for Linda Ann Childress Crowe, 71, were held at South Union Methodist Church near Ackerman Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Rev. Kevin Yearber officiated. A native of Choctaw County, Mrs. Crowe was…

Number of Jobs Continued to Grow in September

Up 7,900 Over Year.  This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The number of jobs in Mississippi continued to grow in September to 1,143,900.  Jobs were up 200 since August.  In fact, over…

Girl Scouts Heart of the South

Girl Scouts Heart of the South is a tremendous program that serves young girls from across the region. Lori Gilmore, the Director of United Ways and Communications, states, “Girl Scouts Heart of the South serves 7,589 girls in grade k-12…

Report on digital divide informs leaders, lawmakers

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Extension Service Having access to and knowledge of digital devices and Internet use opens up community economic development prospects, and a new report from the Mississippi State University Extension Service offers county-level insights. The Intelligent…

PACE class attends water quality workshop at lake

Submitted by Debra Bruister Mrs. Bruister’s 6th grade PACE class at AES attended a workshop at Choctaw Lake Oct. 17 on water quality and watersheds. Adopt-A-Stream Coordinator Debra Veeder conducted the workshop. Veeder conducts programs at schools across the state.…

The Enterprise of Mississippi Hosts Job Fair

Submitted by Lara Bowman The Enterprise of Mississippi representing Choctaw & Webster Counties   The Enterprise of Mississippi will host the Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi on Thursday, October 27, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Wood College…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 10/19/2016

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Mississippi State College Cowbell

Submitted by Dottie Dewberry The most unique and certainly the most resounding symbol of Mississippi State University tradition is the cowbell. The precise origin of the cowbell as a fixture of Mississippi State sports tradition remains unclear to this day.…