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Locals attend National Scout Jamboree

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36 Boy Scouts and four adult leaders left Sunday, July 14 for the National Scout Jamboree at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve near Beckley, West Virginia. This is a contingent Troop made up of Boy Scouts from across the … Read more

NJCAA names Cutts All-American

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From press reports

 

Northeast Mississippi Community College utility player Andrea Cutts of Ackerman has cemented her place in the Lady Tiger softball record books.

Cutts was just one of three Mississippi players to be honored by the National Junior … Read more

Pet of week

 

Patches is a 3 month old mixed breed, possibly feist/beagle mix. She is current on shots and will be spayed. Her adoption fee is $40. She is very playful and loves attention. Please call 285-9006 for information and to … Read more

4H Pet Club volunteers

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Members of the 4H Pet Club volunteered at the Choctaw County Animal Shelter last week to help clean the area. Pictured is (left to right) Collier Easley, Kierson Easley and Chipper and Karlyn Curtis. Submitted photo

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EMCC ranked preseason No. 6 in the nation

From school reports

 

SCOOBA – The two-time reigning MACJC North Division football champions of East Mississippi Community College have earned a No. 6 preseason ranking by JCGridiron.com in its annual Dirty 30 national junior college rankings.

Including all junior … Read more

Chamber reaches out to residents

From Lara Bowman

Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

To better communicate with residents of Choctaw County, I will be providing a weekly column to the The Choctaw Plaindealer about activities and topics of interest regarding the Chamber … Read more

Back to School Field Day set for August 3

By Press Reports

 

On August 3 the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will sponsor its Fifth Annual Back to School Field Day in Ackerman at the Tom Glasgow Park. All school-aged children along with their parents are invited … Read more

South Union Campmeeting set for July 26-31, 2013

From press reports

 

Pastor Ed Saunders and the members of South Union United Methodist Church invite you to the 141st Campmeeting at South Union Campground beginning Friday evening, July 26 through Wednesday, July 31.

The Camp Meeting preacher is … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Each week the writer of this column is devoted to teaching vocabulary building words and encouraging frequent use of them. A lexicon of advanced words is something you can carry … Read more