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Obituaries

Mrs. Maurice Malone Hillhouse

Funeral services for Maurice Malone Hillhouse, 79, were held on September 28, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Center Grove Baptist Church near Maben. Interment will follow in the Wake Forest Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Hillhouse was … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed seven incident offense reports and 18 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

9/20/13    Cornelius Colter   b/m    12/7/72     CSO    bench warrants x 3

9/20/13    Fredrick Baber     b/m     7/19/87    APD    public drunk

9/25/13    Curtis Mosley     b/m      3/27/87   … Read more

Tis the Season to for the Spirit of Giving…

Hanna McCain

This year the Choctaw Plaindealer publisher and staff has decided to take a different focus on Christmas.

After much thought and consideration, we are asking the children and adults of Winston County to write letters of gratefulness and … Read more

First Down Friday this week in Choctaw County

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

It’s time for First Down Friday in October! Friday, October 4, will be First Down Friday in Choctaw County. Local citizens are being asked to spend $10 at two or more businesses in … Read more

Commissioner Presley to address the senior group

From press reports

 

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will address the Ackerman Baptist Church Senior Group on Thursday, October 10 at 11:15 a.m. in the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Commissioner Presley will update on current issues facing … Read more

Collect fall decorations from woods, fields, and garden

By David Nagel and Lelia Kelly

Extension Horticulture Specialists

 

Begin collecting material now for those handsome fall and winter decorations.

This could include milkweed seed pods, cornstalks, hydrangea blooms, grass seed heads, nuts, cones, coneflower seed heads, globe amaranth, … Read more

2nd graders write paragraphs, research chameleons

by Press Reports

 

The second graders in Mrs. Pollard’s class at Ackerman Elementary School have been learning to write paragraphs during this nine weeks. They have learned how to use the internet to research topics, write rough drafts, edit … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

This past week I listened to Pink Floyd’s The Wall, a double CD set released during the final weeks of the 1970s decade. The Wall is a concept album, which … Read more