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Fun for all at Pioneer Day

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From press reports

Saturday, May 10th will bring people of all ages to French Camp’s annual Pioneer Day. The festival celebrates days gone by, with living history demonstrators in period costume. The day kicks off around 9 a.m. with activities … Read more

Choctaw County rushes to aid of neighboring Winston

Mustangs baseball team with most members from Choctaw County help cleanup tornado damage in Winston.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” This piece of scripture from Mark 12:31 reflects the nature of the residents of Choctaw County, as many rushed to the aid of neighboring Winston County after … Read more

Storm victims remembered at National Day of Prayer

Choctaw County residents remember victims of the April 28 storm that hit Winston County during the National Day of Prayer service held on May 1 at the Choctaw County Courthouse. The event is held every year to recall and to teach the way in which our founding fathers sought the wisdom of God when faced with critical decisions.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This year’s National Day of Prayer held even more meaning for the Choctaw community as they celebrated the event on May 1 at 12 noon in front of the Choctaw County Courthouse.
With the … Read more

Honoring

Photo courtesy of: Hannah O’Brien

The Town of French Camp  held a prayer service for National Day of Prayer on May 1 at the French Camp Town Hall. A total of 22 people attended the event. The opening was given by Mayor Glen Barlow. He … Read more

Easter hunt

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FCE Pre-K and Kindergarten  students enjoyed an Easter Egg hunt and a picnic at the log cabin area of French Camp. The fun was held on… Read more

AES pre-k hunt

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AES Pre-K students enjoyed their Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the City Park! Thank you to the Mayor and … Read more

Mother’s Day is a great day to quit smoking

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms. It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use. Unfortunately, tobacco use among women remains a … Read more

Supervisors purchase fire truck for Union Fire Dept.

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By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors have purchased a new fire truck for the Union Volunteer Fire Department this past week during their monthly board meeting on April 30.
The new fire truck was … Read more

AES 6th Graders enjoy Tennessee field trip

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AES 6th Grade Girls at Ruby Falls on their 6th grade trip.

By Press Reports

The Ackerman Elementary School 6th grade students have worked hard this year, and their efforts did not go unnoticed. Students’ good behavior was recognized, and they were rewarded with a special 3-day trip to Chattanooga, Tenn.
During … Read more

Deadly tornado destroys home of CCHS baseball coach

A road near Jordan Circle moments after the deadly tornado.

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Andy Young is the first to admit he didn’t initially take the early warnings of a storm headed toward Winston County seriously.
As soon as Choctaw County High School let out early last Monday … Read more