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It’s almost bingo time

By Tinker Forrester There is a familiar sound that echoes from the Pap’s Place annex the first weekend in June–BINGO!!! And it really gets interesting when more than one person shouts it at the same time. For years now and…

Supes hire attorney

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met Monday, May 16 at 9 a.m. in the Boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse and hired Richard Montague, Jr. with the law firm of Phelps Dunbar, LLC…

Pine Tree Music Fest this weekend

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest will be Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest will feature two days of fun for the entire family. Friday, June 3 will…

School Board shuffles administrative deck

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer In a special called 10 a.m. meeting at the Choctaw County School District Central Office, the Choctaw County Board of Education moved principals in the school district to different positions and locations Tuesday, May…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 05/25/2016

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Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept filed 56 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports last week. 5/13/16 Consuela Bedford B/F 7/8/94 Maben PD Simple Assault & Disorderly Conduct 5/13/16 Keyria Calmes B/F 4/19/91 Maben PD Simple Assault & Disorderly…

NTP participates in Click It or Ticket program

From Press Reports The Natchez Trace Parkway will join state and local law enforcement agencies in supporting an aggressive national “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign. Signs reminding the public to wear their seat belts have been placed…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In a flight from Minneapolis to Memphis, Tim Wildmon, the President of American Family Radio (AFR), was perplexed because the blue dot on Maps, displayed on his iPad, was following…

Diabetes Prevention Program offered

By Juli Hughes MSU Extension Service Mississippians at risk for type two diabetes can learn how to make needed lifestyle changes during a yearlong program at the Mississippi State University Extension office in Choctaw County. The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)…