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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of…

E911 Calls – 12/30/2015

Dec. 18 2:22 a.m., Old Trace Rd., Medical Call, EMS 2:47 a.m., Hwy.15, Water Pipe Burst, APD 2:39 p.m., Main St., Alarm, APD 3:45 p.m., Fentress-Panhandle Rd., Medical Call, EMS 6:25 p.m., Hwy. 15, Gas Drive Off, APD

Obituary – Ms. Jessica Lynn Peterson

Jessica Lynn Peterson, 20, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral…

Obituaries – 12/30/2015

Agnes Weeks Breland Dec. 8, 2015 Services for Agnes Weeks Breland, 93, of Mathiston were Dec. 10, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Roger Miller and Ralph Cain officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in…

Obituary – Mr. George Burt Ray

Funeral services for George Burt Ray of French Camp were at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 28, at Bethsaida Baptist Church in French Camp, with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Gary Jackson officiated the services. Visitation was Monday,…

Legals – 12/30/2015

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI BRIDGETTE RAY PLAINTIFF VERUS SANDRA K. MOORE DEFENDANT CAUSE NO. 2015-0150 SUMMONS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF CHOCTAW

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 12/23/2015

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New circuit judge named

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed George Mitchell Jr. of Eupora as Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Circuit Court District, which includes Webster, Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Montgomery and Winston counties. Named Friday, Mitchell will fill the…

Newest elected officials sworn in

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Honorable Circuit Court Judge, Joseph H. “Joey” Loper, Jr., swore in elected officials for their new terms that were present from Choctaw County Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Choctaw…

CMI loses Head Start program in six counties

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Publisher at Winona Times Central Mississippi, Incorporated (CMI) has been terminated as the overseeing agency of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in six counties, including Carroll and Montgomery. According to Patrick Fisher, a…