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Summer Reading Program July 12 Children are invited to the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. On Tuesday, July 12 children will learn about “Things That Go Bump In The … Read more

South Union Campmeeting set for July 20-25

Pastor Ed Saunders and the members of South Union United Methodist Church invite all to the 140th Campmeeting at South Union Campground beginning Friday evening, July 20 through Wednesday, July 25.

Campmeeting takes many back to a simpler time; just … Read more

A look at naval history in the war

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The 15th Mississippi, which included three companies raised in Choctaw County, was in Vicksburg during the June and July 1862 naval bombardment. in June and July 1862, along with the forces of General Earl Van Dorn. … Read more

4-County urges members to beware of phone scam

Electric cooperatives around the state, like 4-County Electric Power Association, are urging members to beware of an ongoing telephone scam.

Officials said there are variations of the scam, but all claim to have money from the federal government that will … Read more

Chamber releases Business a Start Up web page

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Finding information to open your own business just got a little easier. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce recently releases their Business Start Up page on their website.

“The idea is to streamline the … Read more

French Camp receives a Chamber grant

From press reports

The Town of French Camp was recently awarded a First Impressions grant from the Choctaw Chamber of Commerce.

The town used the grant funds to purchase lights to brighten up the signs leading into the Town of … Read more

Supervisors approve surgery room

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Hospital construction was one main topic of the June 29 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Maxey Peterson with Pryor & Morrow presented the board with a revised quote of $346,647 to change the … Read more

AARP driver safety program planned

From press reports

An AARP driver safety class is being offered especially for retired educators during July and August for just $5, a savings of up to $9 off the normal fee.

Also, would you like to save money on … Read more

Calendar of Events

Summer Reading Program July 5 Children are invited to the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. For the first week, on July 5, children will “Light Up the Night with … Read more