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Jail Docket

Jail Docket

 

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 34 miscellaneous incident reports and six incident offense reports last week.

 

6/22/13   William Tenhet    W/M    12/5/58   Const 2 Susp. D.L. & No Insurance

 

6/25/13   Brandy Collins   W/F    5/27/92    CSO … Read more

Fireworks Safety: How to have a safe 4th of July

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator

MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 285-6337

 

It’s hard to believe the Fourth of July is almost here. It is a special time, especially for … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have authored a preparation outline for a six minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four … Read more

The Civil War – July 1863 an important date

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Two extremely significant events occurred in the first week of July 1863, at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, both ending on July 4. The following comments are taken from the Civil War Trust website. Vicksburg

“For many a … Read more

Choctaw County fans help turn Omaha maroon

Photo from Glen Barlow

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After driving 13 hours to get to Omaha on Sunday, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joey Loper of Ackerman had to do a double take.

“Everywhere I looked it was maroon and white,” He … Read more

Cave drawings at library

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Dinosaurs, cavemen and cave drawings were part of the Summer Reading Program in Ackerman on June 18. Children learned about the use of hieroglyphics and how they were used to make cave drawings. They even spelled their names using hieroglyphics Read more

Youth attend Junior Project Achievement

The 4-H Forestry Team received first place in the recent 4-H Junior Project Achievement Day. The team is Juli Hughes, Zoe Hunt, Korie Prescott, Reagan Edmonds, Lilli Fulgham, and Ada Fulgham.

From press reports

Six youth from Choctaw County attended 4-H Junior Project Achievement Day in Fulton on June 5.  Nikki Latham received 1st Place in Interior Design and 2nd Place in Veterinary Science visual presentation.

The 4-H Forestry Team received … Read more

CT scan moves to new hospital

Leigh Davis, Radiology director, shows the mobile CT scan to Allen Gamble, administrator, with Valerie Hughes, radiology technician looking on.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The move from the Pioneer Community Hospital on Cherry Street to the newly constructed hospital at the corner of Highways 9 and 15 has begun.

One of the first departments to move is … Read more