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Obituaries

Mr. Robert Worrell

Robert Stephen (Bob) Worrell, 57, died August 1, 2013. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 17 at Old Lebanon cemetery in Ackerman at 10AM.

Survivors include his daughter, Leah Worrell McPherson of Jackson, MS; brothers, Mike … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit singing for Chris Doss Aug. 17

A benefit singing will be held for Chris Doss, of Pontotoc on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Maben Church of God. SOULED OUT and PASTOR MATT HILL will be singing. We will … Read more

Council of Governments tour hospital

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosts Council of Governments for all

elected officials in Choctaw County to attend a meeting together to discuss

the county as whole and share what is happening … Read more

Importance of Community Development

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an outdoor Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16. You may wonder why the Chamber of Commerce hosts events … Read more

Lady Panthers set to open softball season Saturday

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The 2013 slow-pitch softball season is going to be a learning process for the French Camp Academy Lady Panthers.

“We do have some experience, but we have a bunch of young players,” said … Read more

Presley to hold forum Aug. 22

From press reports

 

Northern District Public Service Commission Brandon Presley will hold an open forum in Choctaw County to hear from ratepayers on the issue of broadband service. The “Community Meeting” will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013, … Read more

Movie Night planned

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at Tom Glasgow Park at the amphitheater in Ackerman. The gates will open at 7:30 … Read more

Open House for hospital next week

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new hospital with them on August 20 with a ribbon cutting, open house and reception from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

The … Read more

PSC’s Presley and Atmos Energy talk incentives

From staff and press reports

 

Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District and two Atmos Energy representatives outlined incentives small businesses could use when starting up or expanding through utility companies.

“We are on a 15 … Read more

Improving county radio communications discussed by Supes

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Improving radio communications for Bywy Volunteer Fire Department was one topic of discussion in the August 5 Board of Supervisors meeting.

Steve Montgomery, Chancery clerk, said they have looked at different options of … Read more