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Flag presented to Boy Scouts

From press reports

 

On Monday September 9th, 2013, Dist. 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented to Boy Scout Troop 41 a State of Mississippi flag at their meeting held at the American Legion Post 82. This flag was previously flown … Read more

Civil War – Fighting in Texas and Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

On September 8, 1863, a small group of Rebels at Fort Griffin, Texas held off the Union army’s attempt to invade Texas by way of Sabine Pass, on the line between Texas and Louisiana. Union … Read more

Supes discuss inventory issues

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed a list of inventory issues relating to the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

Diane Pyron, county inventory clerk, submitted a revised list of missing county owned … Read more

Jack-O-Lantern Jam selected as event name

Alyssa Pritchett’s event name was recently chosen as the name of the upcoming fall festival. Jack-O-Lantern Jam will be held October 26 in Ackerman. 
Pictured is Alyssa Pritchett, middle, Lara Bowman, left, and Donna McKay, right, both of the Chamber of Commerce.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

Alyssa Pritchett, a student at Choctaw County High School, submitted the winning name for the Chamber of Commerce’s contest to name the fall festival on Saturday, October 26.  The event will be called … Read more

Extension cuts costs by using technology wisely

By Kaitlyn Byrne
MSU

Office of Ag Communications

 

The Mississippi State University Extension Service uses creative technology, including video conferencing and webinars, to cut costs and reach more people with research-based programs.

Connie Templeton, distance learning analyst with the … Read more

State’s sod producers recover from slow start

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

This year’s rainy spring kept grass from growing, but it also kept contractors from building, allowing Mississippi’s sod farmers to manage the season’s rough beginning.

Barry Stewart, turf management specialist with the … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 25 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.

8/31/13 TRISTAN A SANDERS B/M 12/5/85 CSO 72 HR IDENTITY HOLD

8/31/13   CURTIS MOSLEY B/M  3/27/87 MDOC HOLD FOR MDOC

8/31/13   JESSICA INGRAM  … Read more

County tax levy set with no tax increase

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County tax levy was set with no tax increase for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

In the August 30 meeting, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved a millage rate of 79.09 … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Union

7 p.m. — East Webster at Houston

7 p.m. — Eupora at Coahoma AHS

7 p.m. — French Camp at Noxapater

7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Louisville

7 … Read more