News

Summer brings encounters with reptiles

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The arrival of spring and summer is accompanied by more outdoor activities, especially water activities. Along with this increase in outdoor activity comes an increase in encounters with reptiles. And when it … Read more

Editorial roundup – 06/17/15

A middle ground on state inmates
Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher has made a counteroffer to those counties grousing about his plan to transfer 1,000 inmates from their jails to the state’s underutilized community work centers.

These counties can keep … Read more

School board approves insurance renewal

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education discussed insurance quotes as well as opened bids on numerous projects during its June 8 meeting at the Central Office at 7 p.m.

The meeting began with the … Read more

AES Honor Roll

Ackerman Elementary School Honor Roll 4th Nine Weeks

Superintendent’s List:
1st Grade: Kevin Drake Bunn, Robert Thomas Curtis, Kelsey Nichole Fulgham, Cayden Parker Hassell, Alysa Anne Helms, Kara Whitney Hollis, Mykia Tyanna Holman, Sharman Shevez Holman, William Lawson Jewell. Carson … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/17/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary … Read more

Legals – 06/17/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY MISSISSIPPI

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
FRANCES COLLIER MARTIN, DECEASED
CAUSE NO. 2015-0060… Read more

Obituaries – 06/17/15

Gwendolyn Pennington
June 1, 2015
Funeral services for Gwendolyn Pennington 84, were held at Lakewood Funeral Home in Byram on Wednesday June 3, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at Lakewood Memorial Park.

Mrs. Pennington died on Monday June 1, 2015 … Read more