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Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com NARFE Meeting Apr. 28, 11:00 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association (NARFE). Lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s guest speaker…

SGA names Student & Teacher of the Month

From press & staff reports Each month the Student Government Association along with faculty and administrators select one student and one teacher to be recognized. For the month of April, they were proud to recognize Whitleigh Myers as the Student…

ECCC Baseball Team to host open tryouts

The East Central Community College baseball team will host two different open tryouts for players interested in playing for Warriors next season.  The tryouts will be held Monday, May 9, and Monday, May 16, at 3 p.m. each day at…

In our community

God’s Love Evangelist Francie Hemphill God’s love is like a snowball plant, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it! Thank you Lord for all the beauty in nature, the flowers, birds, and blue teal oceans and the high…

Obituaries

Mattie Pearl Mhoon April 18, 2016 Services for Mattie Pearl Mhoon, 70, of Bellefontaine and formerly of Rockford, Illinois, were April 23, 2016, at Double Springs M.B. Church in Slate Springs. Burial was in the church cemetery. She died April…

What makes a mystery story good/great?

Submitted by Jan Ballard Mississippi State University Extension Office, Choctaw County Characters, setting, plot, problem, and solution. All five need to catch and keep our interest. All five need to help us feel we are a part of, or closely…

Ackerman set to open new Water Plant

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer After accepting bids for a new water treatment plant a little over a year ago (April 9, 2015), Mayor Dick Cain and the Ackerman Board of Alderman are pleased to announce the plant will…