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Mabus speaks to the Ackerman Class of 1966

Celebrates 50th school reunion with former classmates By Buddy Smith Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Raymond Edwin “Ray” Mabus, Jr., was in Ackerman Saturday, April 30, 2016 with former classmates and friends for a 50-year celebration of the 1966 graduation…

News of Yesteryear

Ten years ago this week–From the files of the May 24, 2006 Choctaw Plaindealer Relay Golf Tournament set to help raise cancer fight funds By Laura Sandiford The Choctaw Plaindealer The second annual Relay for Life has come and gone,…

ICC honors list released

Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2016 spring semester. Local students named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8 – 4.0 grade point average were: French Camp – Nathan Thomas…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com NARFE Meeting May 26, 11 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association. Guest speaker will be Joel Downey, executive director of the…

Bigley-Reid

Justin Reid and Jennifer Bigley announce their marriage Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Double Springs Baptist Church. Justin is the son of Larry and Tina Reed and Angela Tuck. His is a graduate of Choctaw County High School and is currently employed at Express Oil Change in Starkville. Jennifer is…

CCHS and FCA seniors celebrated

Submitted by Dr. I.D. Thompson Thursday, May 5, 2016, the Choctaw County High Schools Alumni Association played host to the Classes of 2016 of Choctaw county High School and French Camp Academy with an evening of food, fun, gifts, prizes,…

Students celebrate Arbor Day at the Red Hills Mine

From Press Reports The fourth grade students of the Choctaw County School District celebrated Arbor Day Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Judy Briggs with the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District previously visited each fourth grade class before the tour…

TVA dedicates Ackerman gas plant

From Press & Staff Reports The Tennessee Valley Authority invited area residents to the dedication of the Ackerman Natural Gas Plant Wednesday, May 11, at 1:00 p.m. Speaking at the event was Mike Cashon, TVA Senior Manager for Gas Operations…

Plaindealer closed Memorial Day

In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, the Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Monday, May 30. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 31. Deadline for the upcoming Wednesday, June 1 edition of the Choctaw Plaindealer, will…