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Mr. Jimmy Allen Howard

A celebration of life will be held for Jimmy Allen Howard, 61, on July 6, 2013 at 4 p.m. at the Howard residence with Randy Dempsey officiating.

Mr. Howard was a retired mechanic.

Survivors include wife, … Read more

Aldermen hold short meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen held a short monthly meeting on June 4. The meeting was held in Mayor Dick Cain’s office because the town’s election was underway in the boardroom.

Ackerman Police … Read more

Supes discuss financing for Reform Water

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Reform Water Association’s application for a CDBG grant, CAP loan and other financing may be in jeopardy due to lack of loan re-payment by Bubba Hudspeth.

In the June 10, Board of Supervisors … Read more

Capitol visit

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Senator Gary Jackson visited with his grandson Chase Jackson, recently at the Capitol. Senator Gary Jackson visited with his grandson Chase Jackson, recently at the Capitol. Chase, of Sturgis, attends Grace Christian School in Louisville.

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French Camp Lodge awards scholarships

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Natchez Trace Lodge #609 at French Camp recently held a Scholarship Fun Night. The night was fun with great food, music “Southern Flair”, and fellowship.

Pictured (left to right) President: R.A. Howard, Marissa Sheedy, Danny Ward, Andrew Stevens, Gracie Overton, … Read more

Meet and greet at Weir Clinic

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a grand re-opening for the Pioneer Family Medical of Weir on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

The public is invited … Read more

County seeking payment from Pioneer Community Hospital

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw owes Choctaw County $265,588 in lease payments and other fees.

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors discussed the lack of payment by Pioneer in their June 14 special … Read more

School Board discusses handbooks

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County School Board discussed items in the 2013-2014 Teacher/Staff and Student Handbook in their June 10 board meeting.

In the Teacher/Staff Handbook, the board discussed the dress code portion. In the … Read more

Weir Kith and Kin gathering

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Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

Descendants of John and James Weir once again converged on the town that bears their name. Dozens of Weir kin and kith met at Weir Presbyterian Church at 11 o’clock, June 9, 2013, to visit, … Read more