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Officials warn of internet and other scams

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Officials from various agencies across the board are seeing a spike in the number of scams being reported in Choctaw County and North Mississippi. Just like there’s an app for everything, well now there’s…

Time is running out to sign-up for CSP

By Traci Bruckner Center for Rural Affairs Time is running out for farmers and ranchers to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. This year’s deadline for producers to apply at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)…

Cochran questions HHS Secretary on Rural Health Care Access

From Press Reports Appropriations Chairman Raises Concerns over Inadequate Support for Rural Critical Access Hospitals U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Thursday, March 3 questioned Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell over the…

Jail Docket – 03/23/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 33 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week.    3/11/16 Charles Underwood Thomas B/M 11/27/61 CSO Burglary of a Building 3/12/16 Jacob Edwards W/M 4/14/97 CSO Violation of Protection Order

Obituary – Mr. Charles E. Green

March 18, 2016 Charles E. Green, 81, a retired military medic and veteran in the U.S. Army, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016, at the VA Nursing Home in Kosciusko, MS. Mr. Green was born April 20, 1934 in Tomnolen,…

Obituary – Ms. Ester Bernice Liddell

Mathiston, MS Ester Bernice Liddell, 68, a retired factory worker, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson,MS. Ms. Liddell was born October 21, 1947. She was a member of the Chester Baptist Church near…

Legals – 03/23/2016

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on April 11th, 2016 for the

Obituary – Ms. Lera Black Jones

Kosciusko, MS.   Lera Black Jones, 95, died March 19, 2016 at Promise Hospital in Vicksburg. Mrs. Jones was a native of Choctaw County and resident of Kosciusko. She was a retired seamstress and member of Williamsville Independent Methodist Church.