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Obituary – Mrs. Malvina McCool Moore

December 22, 1911 – November 26, 2015

The Beehive in Louisville, MS. She was the daughter of the late Dick Cauthen McCool and Ozella Miller McCool of Canton, MS.

Following graduation from Canton High School she went on to attend … Read more

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland
November 21, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright. … Read more

Legals – 12/02/2015

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

Please take notice that the Town of Weir, Mississippi will conduct a Special Election pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. Sec. 23-15-857 (Supp. 2009) for the vacant office of Alderman as a result of the resignation of … Read more

Choctaw County School Board approves several items

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office Boardroom and approved several items.

School Board members present were Derek … Read more

First Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest set

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State Extension – Choctaw County

Something old can become something new. Choctaw County’s Holiday Open House (sponsored by Mississippi State University Extension and the Choctaw County Library) will include a new contest this year, the … Read more

Open space

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City of Ackerman Crews took down the building between the post office … Read more

Portico, parking lot upgrades made at Nursing Home

Photo by Amanda McBride
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce makes a donation to the Choctaw County Medical Foundation to help construct the portico at the nursing home. Pictured is: (front row) Donna McKay – Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Director, Ron Bennett – Choctaw County Economic Development District Board President, Rick Jenkins – Choctaw County Medical Foundation Board President, Jan Maddux - Choctaw Regional Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Administrator, (back row) Jamie Rodgers – Choctaw Regional Medical Center Administrator, Chris McIntire – Choctaw County Board of Supervisors President, and Matthew Cauthen – Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Board President.

By Amanda McBride
Choctaw Chamber of Commerce

Visiting residents at the Choctaw Regional Rehabilitation and Nursing Center just got easier with the new parking lot and the portico.

The parking lot has been paved with concrete with funds from a … Read more