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Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 31 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake 6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy Fast-Pitch Softball 4 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp 5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Louisville 6 p.m. — Bruce at…

Update on actions in the House from Rep. Hood

The majority of House committees met and worked diligently toward the end of last week and up until Tuesday of this week. By Tuesday, deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto…

News of Yesteryear – 03/30/2016

Thirty-Four years ago this week–From the files of the March 25, 1982, Choctaw Plaindealer Ackerman Mayor Died Saturday Thomas R. Glasgow, 68, long-time Mayor of Ackerman died Saturday morning in an Oxford Hospital after a long illness. Mayor Glasgow will…

Obituary – Mrs. Alice Inez McAdams Taylor

Ackerman, MS On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, Mother, “Memaw,” Inez M. Taylor went quiet in the night leaving her earthly family to be united with her heavenly one. She was born December 12th 1921, to Abbey Denton and Frankie…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

Legals – 03/30/2016

INVITATION FOR BIDS FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on April 11th, 2016 for the right…

Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist…

Obituaries – 03/30/2016

Grace Jennings Sloan Feb. 15, 2016 Services for Grace Jennings Sloan, 93, of Ackerman were Feb. 17, 2016, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith and Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 03/23/2016

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Mitchell presides over his first Circuit Court

Sheriff questions back log of cases By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Newly appointed, Honorable Judge George M. Mitchell, Jr. presided over the Choctaw County 5th Circuit Court for the February 2016 term. He replaces the Honorable Judge Clarence E.…