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Thomas recognized as 2015-2016 Chairman of the MMA

From Staff Reports State Senator, Gary Jackson and State House of Representative, Joey Hood presented Michael Thomas with a concurrent resolution commending and congratulating him for his service to the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and as Manager of Lands, Government and…

CCJHS holds annual Academic Awards Day

From press & staff reports Choctaw County Junior High School held its annual Academic Awards Day May 9, 2016 at the Ty Cobb Building on the CCHS campus. The event began with a welcome from CCHS Principal Shane Burton, followed…

Pump testing

Photos by Blaine Adams Kirk Rosehan, Oktibbeha County Fire Coordinator, conducted Saturday, May 7, 2016 pump certification testing at the Choctaw County Lake for multiple county volunteer fire departments. Ackerman, Bywy, Reform, Union and Simpson Volunteer Fire Departments received certifications.…

Sons of the American Legion chartered

Founded in 1932, Sons of The American Legion (S.A.L.) exists to honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires. S.A.L. members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion…

Fire Safety Awareness

Photo by Blaine Adams Choctaw County Fire Coordinator, Blaine Adams, read to Mrs. Tucks’ Kindergarten Class at Ackerman Elementary School Monday, May 9. Multiple books were read and covered subjects about fire safety and sever weather awareness. The class asked…

Mabus speaks to the Ackerman Class of 1966

Celebrates 50th school reunion with former classmates By Buddy Smith Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Raymond Edwin “Ray” Mabus, Jr., was in Ackerman Saturday, April 30, 2016 with former classmates and friends for a 50-year celebration of the 1966 graduation…

News of Yesteryear

Ten years ago this week–From the files of the May 24, 2006 Choctaw Plaindealer Relay Golf Tournament set to help raise cancer fight funds By Laura Sandiford The Choctaw Plaindealer The second annual Relay for Life has come and gone,…

ICC honors list released

Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2016 spring semester. Local students named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8 – 4.0 grade point average were: French Camp – Nathan Thomas…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com NARFE Meeting May 26, 11 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association. Guest speaker will be Joel Downey, executive director of the…

Bigley-Reid

Justin Reid and Jennifer Bigley announce their marriage Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Double Springs Baptist Church. Justin is the son of Larry and Tina Reed and Angela Tuck. His is a graduate of Choctaw County High School and is currently employed at Express Oil Change in Starkville. Jennifer is…