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Cabbage grower

Pictured is Lilly Courtney, with her cabbage she grew and nurtured as a project hosted by the Bonnie Plant Company and Wal-Mart. Lilly is a

Learning time

In 2012, MSU Extension – Choctaw County began Turning the Tide on Poverty project. One of the recommendations from county residents was to teach computer skills classes. Participants would be able to use the skills learned from the classes to…

Blessing of the Hunt

New Zion Baptist Church hosted their second annual Blessing of the Hunt on Saturday, October 3, in the church fellowship hall.  Attendees gathered together to enjoy a meal, devotion and prayer for the upcoming hunting season.  Church members brought a…

Selected

Weir Elementary selects their “Chargers in Charge” based on the character trait for the month.  The character trait for September was fairness. 

Cookbook was a labor of love

Special to The Choctaw Plaindealer The Mathiston Civic League has produced a 650-recipes cookbook full of tried and true southern cuisine made with ingredients available in any kitchen. “We’re excited about this book because these are recipes that you can…

Editorial Roundup – 10/07/15

Don’t need flag petitions Mississippi needs a new state flag, but what it doesn’t need is a drawn-out initiative and petition drive to put the issue to a vote of the people and enshrine the results in the state Constitution.…

Calendar of Events – 10/07/15

Pastors/Spouses Appreciation Banquet First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir invites everyone to attend our 4th Annual Pastors and Spouses Appreciation Banquet on Oct. 24 at First Unity’s Life Center at 5 p.m. Event theme is “Developing Disciples”. Speaker for…