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In Our Community – 09/16/15

God’s Love

By Evagelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a gentle breeze on a cool early morning. Thank you Heavenly Father for your Holy name.

Lamentations 3:22-23 It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed because … Read more

Adopt-A-Floor program to help sick children

From press reports

Regions Bank associates are partnering with Batson Children’s Hospital by participating in their Adopt-A-Floor program. The program helps families whose children are hospitalized for extended periods of time by providing pre-packaged food and snack items.… Read more

After the War – Mississippi’s Journey to Rejoin the Union – Part 5

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

This column continues Dunbar Rowland’s history of Mississippi.

“In the meantime Congress refused to recognize the Mississippi senators and representatives… on March 2, 1867, adopted…the military reconstruction act…Mississippi was made a subdistrict, under the military orders … Read more

Junior golfers sought

Ackerman junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the 
AJGT Beaver Creek Fall Junior Classic at Beaver Creek Golf Club, in Zachary, LA 
on October 10– 11. The 2-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the 
Junior Golf Scoreboard … Read more

Holmes drops to 1-2 with 40-14 loss to Itawamba

From School Reports

GOODMAN — Costly mistakes early in the contest helped the Itawamba Community College Indians jump ahead of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs in the first quarter, and the Bulldogs then played from behind the remainder of the … Read more

East Central falls to No 14-ranked Miss. Gulf Coast, 30-14

From School Reports

The No. 14 ranked Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs handed the East Central Community College Warriors their first defeat of the season last Thursday by the score of 30-14 in a Mississippi Association of Community and … Read more

Editorial roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer

The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta.

But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also … Read more

Lady Chargers improve to 8-5 on volleyball season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School volleyball team improved to 8-5 on the season with a three-set win over Aberdeen last week.

The Lady Chargers, under the direction of first-year head coach Amanda Worrell, were scheduled … Read more

Supervisors approve 2015-16 annual budget

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget during its September 8 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom.

The board met again with Joe McCrainie, C.P.A. and retired … Read more