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Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com National Day of Prayer May 5, Noon, Choctaw County Courthouse, Ackerman. Pray with Americans throughout the country for our nation and its leaders in all spheres of influence.…

Obituaries

Jo Lenora Ray Null April 30, 2016 Services for Jo Lenora Ray Null, 78, were May 2, 2016, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Tim Long and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 152 miscellaneous incident reports and 32 incident offense reports within the last two weeks. 4/16/16 Zachary Orr W/M 9/16/94 CSO No D.L.x2, No Insurancex2, No Seat-Belt, & Speeding 4/21/16 Byran Jamison B/M 2/11/60 CSO Grand Larceny…

Corrections

Due to the unavailability of minutes of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. We inadvertently reported in our article “County selects Adams as new Fire Coordinator” April 27, 2016, that a motion was made by District 4 Supervisor, John Shumaker…

MDOT to host ‘Trash Bash’ event

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has scheduled a day long “Trash Bash” this Thursday, May 5 in North Mississippi. “Each spring, MDOT employees look forward to this annual Trash Bash, in part because they know this…

FCA Blossman Waterfront dedicated

By Sylvia Dickson On April 18, the new Blossman Waterfront at French Camp Academy was dedicated at the Rising Son Retreat Center. It is named for John R. Blossman, who served on the FCA Board of Trustees from 1973 until…

Ambulance Services provide information on contracts

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Carthage Ambulance Service doing business as LifeCare Emergency Management Services (EMS) provided information in two documents that were sent via U.S. mail and emailed to all five Choctaw County Board of Supervisors, Wednesday April…

Pack 41 Pinewood Derby Tournament

Submitted By Mike Hughes Saturday, April 16, the First Baptist Church, Ackerman and American Legion Post 82 Cub Scout Pack, Ackerman held their annual joint Pinewood Derby Tournament at the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center. The Cub Scouts, The…

May 14 is the Pioneer Day at French Camp

By Sylvia Dickson On Saturday, May 14, 2016, step back in time at Pioneer Day in French Camp, MS. Activities start at 9:00 and wrap up around 3:00. Admission to the festival is free. Wander through the Natchez Trace Historic…