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Obituary – Mrs. Malvina McCool Moore

December 22, 1911 – November 26, 2015 The Beehive in Louisville, MS. She was the daughter of the late Dick Cauthen McCool and Ozella Miller McCool of Canton, MS. Following graduation from Canton High School she went on to attend…

Obituaries – 12/02/2015

Mr. Clarence Eiland November 21, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Clarence Eiland, 75, will be held at Rockport United Methodist Church in Ackerman December 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Adarryl Brown officiated. Burial at Rockport United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Jimmie L. Smith

Jimmie L. Smith, 70, of Vidor, Texas, passed away on November 20, 2015, in Orange, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Vidor. Officiating will be Reverend Terry Wright.…

Legals – 12/02/2015

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION Please take notice that the Town of Weir, Mississippi will conduct a Special Election pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. Sec. 23-15-857 (Supp. 2009) for the vacant office of Alderman as a result of the resignation of…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 11/25/2015

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Choctaw County School Board approves several items

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office Boardroom and approved several items. School Board members present were Derek…

First Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest set

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State Extension – Choctaw County Something old can become something new. Choctaw County’s Holiday Open House (sponsored by Mississippi State University Extension and the Choctaw County Library) will include a new contest this year, the…

Portico, parking lot upgrades made at Nursing Home

By Amanda McBride Choctaw Chamber of Commerce Visiting residents at the Choctaw Regional Rehabilitation and Nursing Center just got easier with the new parking lot and the portico. The parking lot has been paved with concrete with funds from a…