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The Civil War – Vicksburg and Brandy Station

Submitted by C. J. Johnson   In an effort to aid Vicksburg, Confederate troops led by General Henry McCulloch attacked the Federal post at Milliken’s Bend, Louisiana, across the River from Vicksburg. Earlier, the outpost was important to General Grant…

Historical Highlight Luncheon planned

By Press Reports   The June Historical Highlight Luncheon at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be on Tuesday, June 11 at noon. The speaker with be Mr. Bill Adams, former French Camp Academy Business Administrator and Executive V.P. of Operations…

Local students among UMMC’s grads

From the University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Public Affairs   A record 681 physicians, dentists, nurses, allied health professionals and graduate students in the health sciences were awarded degrees during the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s 57th Commencement…

Calendar of Events

Driver Ed. Registration Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101…

Obituaries

Mrs. Katie Mae Dorman Funeral services for Katie Mae Dorman,99, of Poplar Creek will be at 2:00 p.m. on 
Wednesday, June 5, at Bethany Church of God near Poplar Creek, with burial 
following in Bethany Cemetery. Dr. Duran Palmertree, assisted by…

MDEQ awards grant to Choctaw County

From press reports   The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Choctaw County a solid waste assistance grant of $27,060 that will be used by the county for a solid waste enforcement officer and to clean up illegal…

VBS at FC Presbyterian

By Press Reports VBS at French Camp Presbyterian Church will be Tuesday – Friday, June 18-21, 9 am-11:30 am for K – 6th grade. This year’s theme is Kingdom Chronicles: Standing Strong in the Battle for Truth published by Answers in…

Red Hills Operations held celebration

Photos by Amanda McBride
Keith Cuevas, Red Hills Operation plant manager, talks about Southern Power’s commitment to Choctaw County and changes made at the power plant.

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Red Hills Operations made their debut into Choctaw County with a celebration held on May 15. They held the celebration at the Choctaw County Community Center, with the help of the Choctaw County…

Calendar of Events

Driver Ed. Registration Classes will be July 8-July 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., daily. Cost $150. Students receive ½ credit. Students are responsible for obtaining driving permit or drivers license before assigned driving time. Contact Lynn Scribner at the school 285-4101…

Driver Education registration begins

By Press Reports   Students interested in taking Driver Education should register now. Class will be July 8-July 26 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. daily at Ackerman High School with Instructor Brad Mitchell. The class costs $150, cash or money order…