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Big plays hurt Mississippi State against Alabama

STARKVILLE — Second-ranked Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) used big plays to defeat No. 17 Mississippi State (7-3, 3-3) 31-6 on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. The Bulldogs out-gained the Crimson Tide 393-379, but a trio of big plays for touchdowns … Read more

Obituaries – 11/18/15

Mr. Terry L. Young
November 9, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Terry L. Young, 60, were held at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Bubba Bland officiated. Burial at Double Springs Methodist … Read more

Legals – 11/18/15

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IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
JAMES MARVIN OSWALT, DECEASED
CAUSE NO. 2015-0125

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
COUNTY OF CHOCTAW… Read more

Choctaw County elects new officials for January swearing in

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Unlike neighboring Oktibbeha County where two supervisor races and a justice court race were being decided by absentee ballots, Choctaw County’s election results were clear enough election night in most races.

Deputy Circuit Court … Read more

‘Tis the season

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City workers putting up Christmas decorations in downtown Ackerman, Monday November 4th, in anticipation of the upcoming various holiday events. Tomorrow, November 12th, … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Monument dedicated

The Boy Scouts of America Perform a Flag Ceremony at the Monument Site for Mathiston Veterans Monument

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
JOHN 15:13

Those were the words echoed here in Mathiston, Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Brother Wade Stevens … Read more