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School Board approves consent agenda

By Press and Staff Reports

The Choctaw County School Board met September 8 and approved Board policy JRCA and the financial reports.

In the consent agenda the board approved:… Read more

Statewide test results available

From Press Results

Statewide test results for the 2014 Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition and the Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition are now available to the public.

Passing rates for each public school district as well as for the … Read more

63rd French Camp Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival will be held in French Camp, MS on Saturday, October 11, 2014, in the Natchez Trace Historic District. French Camp is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at the intersection of Hwy 413, near mile marker 181.… Read more

Civil War – The Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Civilwar.org provides history on fighting in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. “Retaining control of the Shenandoah Valley was a critical task for the Confederate army throughout the Civil War. Known as the breadbasket of the Confederacy, the fertile … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary 9/17/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner … Read more

Jail Docket – 9/17/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 66 miscellaneous incident reports and 11 incident offense reports last week.… Read more

REP-MS makes change in title

From press & staff reports

The Regional Economic Partnership of Mississippi (REP-MS) saw a change in its title recently as they have begun the initial stages of start-up over the past few weeks.

The Regional Economic Partnership will now be … Read more

Hospital loan discussed in meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Questions concerning the up to $5 million line of credit for the Hospital Board of Trustees prompted discussions in the Choctaw County Board of Supervisor August 29 meeting.

Board President Chris McIntire asked Peyton … Read more

County increases funding for libraries

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors increased funding for the Choctaw County and Weir Libraries for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

This increase in funding saved the Weir Library from possible closure.… Read more