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The Lucky 13 4-H Club raffle

The Lucky 13 4-H Club is selling chances on gift cards as a fundraiser. They have nine gift cards from area businesses and restaurants. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5 and may … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Rebecca Ann Norton

Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Ann Norton, age 68, were held at Brushford M.B. Church in Macon, MS on July 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Reverent Robert Avant officiated. Burial followed at Ruth Cemetery.

A resident … Read more

Field day showcases White Sand Unit

From Press Reports

 

Mississippi State University’s beef cattle research unit in Pearl River County is hosting a summer field day Aug. 13 to display results of ongoing research projects.

The White Sand Unit of the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I am doing a study of the play Much

Ado About Nothing. In Elizabethan English, the word “nothing” was pronounced “noting.”

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy in which … Read more

Principals change in CCSD

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Principals at the Choctaw County School District have changed due to recent resignations.

Choctaw County High School will have a different principal and assistant principal.

Corey Blaylock, who was principal at Ackerman High … Read more

Weir to hold special election

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Town of Weir will hold a special election on August 22 to elect one alderman.

Anyone wishing to run as a candidate in this election must return a petition to the Weir … Read more

Beginning Beekeeping workshops to be held

Three beginning beekeeping workshop will be held by the MSU Extension Service.

July 27 – Workshop on beginning beekeeping from 1-4 PM at the Pike County Extension Office in Magnolia, MS.  Contact Audrey Wilson (awilson@alcorn.edu) if interested in attending.

August … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 11 incident offense reports and 31 miscellaneous incident reports last week.

 

7/13/13   Stephanie Murphy  B/F   5/26/92    APD    Contempt of Court

7/15/13   Spence McCulloch   W/M   12/6/73   CSO   Trespassing & Bad Check X 2

 … Read more

Work center inmate caught in Mathiston

From Press, Staff Reports

 

A state inmate who failed to return from a weekend pass Monday, July 15 was captured later that night in Choctaw County.

John Jason “Gooch” Lee was arrested at midnight in Choctaw County, according to … Read more