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Reform School Reunion

From press reports

It is once again time for the annual Reform School Reunion. It is scheduled to be held at the Sherwood Community Center on Sunday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Community Center is located … Read more

Number of voter IDs issued tops 1,000 in state

From press reports

Jackson, Miss.—The number of Mississippi Voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
 “Our research shows only 0.8% of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID.  Our Agency and the Circuit Clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters … Read more

Jail docket

THE Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 25 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

“Alison’s House” earned Susan Glaspell (1876-1948) the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The fictitious story about a famous poet, who has been deceased 18 years, takes place on the last … Read more

Smoking cessation difficult but rewarding

Quitting smoking is important for your health and provides many benefits but it is not easy. Some people try several times before succeeding.
Smoking causes multiple health risks to you and those exposed to your smoke. It is also a … Read more

Pioneer Day in French Camp

Pioneer Day, etc 248

By Sylvia Dickson

The French Camp Pioneer Day was a bustling success. Blue skies and cool breezes made a beautiful day for people to stroll through the Natchez Trace Historic District, stopping to visit with friends and study … Read more

Supes discuss maintenance issues at hospital

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed maintenance issues concerning the hospital, as well as met with a health care group regarding the nursing home during their first monthly meeting on May 5.
Board … Read more