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Paint Choctaw County Pink t-shirt design contest

By Staff and Press Reports Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw wants to Paint Choctaw County Pink to show their support for breast cancer awareness. To help Pioneer accomplish this and to encourage the community to show support they have created…

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Sept. 6 The VFW will meet Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place. Revival Sept. 9-12 Bethsaida Baptist Church invites everyone to Revival Sept. 9-12 with services at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday morning with…

Bowie presented with House Resolution

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Former Justice Court Judge Ann Bowie was recently presented a House Resolution (110) for her “impressive and dedicated” career of 28 years as a Justice Court Judge in Choctaw County. District 35 Rep. Joey…

Full Circle Knitting holds a yarn drive

By Jan Ballard When you hear the words “yarn drive”, what first comes to mind? Probably not a yarn covered bus or tank or car or bicycle! That’s not what Full Circle is planning (those would come under the topic…

Circuit Court sentencing, Jury report

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The August term of Circuit Court has begun with Judge Joey Loper presiding over this term. During the first week, the Grand Jury met on August 20 for one day and investigated two violations…

Weir to unveil Blues marker Friday

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Town of Weir will soon be added to the growing list of destinations for Blues fans. Weir will unveil a Blues marker on Friday, August 31 at 5:30 in honor of the late…

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Sept. 6 The VFW will meet Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place. Revival Sept. 9-12 Bethsaida Baptist Church invites everyone to Revival Sept. 9-12 with services at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday morning with…

The Civil War – 2nd Bull Run/Manassas Battle

Submitted by C.J. Johnson By early August 1862, attention was shifting from the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia to the interior of the state.  After McClellan failed to capture Richmond, President Lincoln began moving troops to the northern part of the…

School Board discusses finances, approves agenda

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board approved a lengthy agenda and discussed the district’s finances. Glen Beard, superintendent, told the board that the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors are considering land tax objections, as allowed…