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Mathiston welcomes Mulberry Festival this weekend

By Betty Jeffcoats Mathiston Civic League The 2016 Mulberry Festival will be held Saturday, May 21, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Mathiston Park. Booth spots are available for $10 dollars for a 12’x12’ space and electricity is…

Cochran & Wicker honor fallen police officers

Senators Honor Officers as Part of National Police Week From Press Reports U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker honored Mississippi police officers Friday, May 13, 2016 who died in the line of duty in 2015 as part of National…

Harness racing returns to Oktibbeha County

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service Visitors to the Mississippi Horse Park will witness the most exciting minutes in sports as harness horses return to race around the renovated track in the first sanctioned events since 2006. Bricklee Miller, manager…

Visitation numbers for Natchez Trace Parkway are released

From Press Reports “During April 2016, the Natchez Trace Parkway experienced an increase in the number of recreational visits over the 2015 figures,” stated Superintendent Mary Risser. “This year, 514,979 visitors used the Parkway during April 2016 compared to 509,178…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Book Signing May 20, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sugarland Doughnuts and More, 47 Gwenn Ray Dr., Eupora. Ackerman Author, Sister Alies Therese & Girlfriends will be signing their spiritual…

Choctaw County Servicemen Edition to become a book

News of Yesteryear Seventy-Two years ago this month–From the files of the Choctaw Plaindealer Back in May of 1944, the Choctaw Plaindealer Newspaper took on the painstakingly task of compiling the photographs of U.S. Servicemen that were from Choctaw County.…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 68 miscellaneous incident reports and 19 incident offense reports last week. 5/6/16 Elbert Colter B/M 12/31/35 CSO Disturbing the Family Peace 5/10/16 Casey Narmour W/M 9/15/70 CSO Sitting Out Fines 5/10/16 Haylee Atkins W/F…