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FCA presents To Kill a Mockingbird, Feb 8, 9

Submitted by Sylvia Dickson sdickson@frenchcamp.org French Camp Academy is pleased to present the play, To Kill a Mockingbird, on Friday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the King Auditorium at FCA. The play, published by Dramatic…

Calendar of Events

H.E.Y., Let’s Eat: Jan. 24 Healthy food can taste good and can fit into your busy schedule. H.E.Y., Let’s Eat! will teach you how to make healthy recipe modifications and use healthy ingredients, and will also show you how to…

FFA members attend 212 degrees Conference

By Samantha Makamson, Chapter Reporter Two- hundred and twelve degrees is the boiling point of water. Though two- hundred and eleven is quite hot and has the potential to boil, it’s not until it reaches two- hundred and twelve degrees…

Education notes

Choctaw County Residents Among Ole Miss Freshmen to Receive 2012-13 Scholarships The following University of Mississippi freshmen were awarded scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year based on criteria that included academic and leadership credentials: Dylan Patrick Bagwell Ackerman MS 39735…

Pratt retires from Reform Panhandle Head Start

By Press Reports A Retirement Celebration honoring Mrs. Geneva Weeks Pratt was held on Saturday, January 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. Geneva Pratt served as Center Manager for Reform Panhandle Head Start 45 years. She directed recruiting, motivated…

Community Blood Drive set

From press reports Mississippi Blood Services is holding its annual “Super Donor” Blood Drive Promotion from January 28 through February 1. All donors who donate blood at any blood drive or blood draw station will be registered for a chance…

Supervisors discuss volunteer day at lake

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Take Pride in America Day was a topic of discussion at the January 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Bobby Claybrook with the US Forest Service, Tombigbee, was at the meeting…

Open House slated for Pioneer Medical

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer An open house for the Pioneer Medical Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Medical Clinic is the newest edition to the Pioneer family. This clinic is the new…

The Civil War – Burnside replaced

Submitted by C.J. Johnson At the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862, Confederate forces commanded by General Robert E. Lee overwhelmed Union forces. Union General Burnside’s army counted about 13,000 casualties in what has been called one of the…