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Nursing Home residents enjoy Fishing Rodeo

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce A group of residents from the Choctaw Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Ackerman enjoyed a Fishing Rodeo on April 18, 2016 at Choctaw Lake. The residents caught approximately 60 catfish! Several volunteers were on hand…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 05/04/2016

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A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website points out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives. Everyone, not just authors…

News of Yesteryear

Six years ago this week–From the files of the April 29, 2010 Choctaw Plaindealer ‘Terrorizing’ Tornado By Amanda McBride A typical Saturday in Choctaw County quickly turned into one of the worst days in history as a tornado made its…

AES Sixth Graders enjoy trip

From press reports The AES sixth grade students have worked hard this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good behavior was recognized, and they were rewarded with a special 3-day trip to Chattanooga, TN. During this trip, the…

French Camp qualifies 12 for state meet

From combined reports A dozen French Camp Academy track standouts have outrun, out jumped and out thrown the best athletes in the MHSAA Class 1A South State Track Meet to qualify for the MHSAA 1A State Meet to be held…