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Air Force Senior Airman Justin E. Ballard

 

Air Force Senior Airman Justin E. Ballard has been promoted to the rank of staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

Ballard is an aerospace maintenance assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing at Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. The … Read more

Extension reaches out through social media

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Mississippi State University Extension Service is expanding its presence through an increased use of social media to provide information to the public.

Extension offices are already physically located in all 82 counties in the state, but residents … Read more

Calendar of Events

Starting a Business- First Steps


Sept. 18

Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin?  This seminar outlines the basic steps to starting a business.  This seminar will be held on Sept. 18 from … Read more

Blanton wins First Down Friday raffle

From press reports

 

Alton Blanton of Ackerman was the winner of the Chamber of Commerce First Down Friday raffle.  First Down Friday was held on Friday, September 5.

Customers who spent $10 or more at participating businesses were eligible … Read more

Sports schedules

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

Prep Softball

6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Meridian

6:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Grace Christian at Choctaw County

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24

Prep Softball

6 p.m. — East Webster at … Read more

School board discusses transportation issue

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Whether or not to transport French Camp Academy students to the Career and Technology Center was discussed in the September 9 School Board meeting.

The district is trying to decide if they can … Read more

Flag presented to Boy Scouts

From press reports

 

On Monday September 9th, 2013, Dist. 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented to Boy Scout Troop 41 a State of Mississippi flag at their meeting held at the American Legion Post 82. This flag was previously flown … Read more

Civil War – Fighting in Texas and Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

On September 8, 1863, a small group of Rebels at Fort Griffin, Texas held off the Union army’s attempt to invade Texas by way of Sabine Pass, on the line between Texas and Louisiana. Union … Read more

Supes discuss inventory issues

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed a list of inventory issues relating to the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

Diane Pyron, county inventory clerk, submitted a revised list of missing county owned … Read more