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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/16/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This web page provides vocabulary-building words from its “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations and techniques to help you … Read more

Letters to the editor – 09/16/15

Grateful for the concern

I would like to send a heartfelt appreciation to each of you that called, sent flowers, cards, brought food and most of all thanks for your prayers during my surgery and recovery. My family and I … Read more

Bull & Barrels fundraiser slated  

From Staff Reports

A Bull and Barrels event will be Oct. 31 at the Louisville Coliseum. This is a fundraiser for Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman, who will compete in Miniature Bucking Bulls during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas … Read more

Obituaries – 09/16/15

Mr. Andy Winters
September 4, 2015
Funeral services for Mr. Andy Winters, 75, were held at Winters Funeral Home in Kosciusko on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at White Plains Cemetery in McCool.… Read more

Legals – 09/16/15

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
WHEREAS, on November 1, 2001, Cleothy Mckinley and Wife Sharon S. Mckinley executed a certain deed of trust to Stephen R Colson, Trustee for the use and benefit of EquiFirst Corporation, which deed … Read more

Supervisors hold budget hearing

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

There were many questions from residents regarding the county’s finances for the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors during the board’s budget hearing and meeting held on August 31 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.… Read more

County’s unemployment rate 7 percent for July

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From s staff reports

Choctaw County’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.0 percent for July 2015 from 7.3 percent in June 2015, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

This is almost a 2 percent drop since July 2014 when … Read more

Class visit

Beard and Kindergarten

Superintendent Glen Beard, along with the rest of the of the Central Office staff, visited with the Kindergarten classes from Ackerman Elementary School on Friday, … Read more