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E911 Calls – 12/23/2015

Dec. 11 10:14 a.m., Cummings Rd., Medical Call, EMS, WFD 12:06 p.m., Tammy St., Child Locked in Vehicle, APD 2:03 p.m., E. Church St., Family Dispute, APD 6:53 p.m., Hwy.9, Medical Call, EMS 9:21 p.m., Cherry St., Loud Music, APD

Plaindealer holiday hours set

The Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Thursday, December 24th for Christmas Eve and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Day.  The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, December 28. The office will also be closed Friday, January 1 for…

Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator MSU Extension – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in…

News of Yesteryear – 12/23/2015

History of the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer This week we have combined our News from Yesteryear to give you a brief history of how the Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport came about. This is the second of…

Civil War: A look Choctaw County, MS

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Judge J. P. Coleman, in his 1973 book “Choctaw County Chronicles,” wrote a great deal about Choctaw County during the Civil War. This article paraphrases or quotes his book. “On January 9, 1861, by a vote…

Conquer holiday calories with a plan for eating

Submitted by Juli Hughes, County Director/Nutrition and Food Safety Mississippi State University Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 Halloween and Thanksgiving are over and now the holiday season has officially begun. Here comes the holiday parties, Christmas cookies, Christmas dinner and…