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Editorial roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta. But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also…

Lady Chargers improve to 8-5 on volleyball season

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County High School volleyball team improved to 8-5 on the season with a three-set win over Aberdeen last week. The Lady Chargers, under the direction of first-year head coach Amanda Worrell, were scheduled…

Supervisors approve 2015-16 annual budget

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget during its September 8 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom. The board met again with Joe McCrainie, C.P.A. and retired…

Calendar of Events – 09/16/15

Choctaw County Flea Market Saturday, October 3, Main Street Parking Lot – Ackerman, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. No vendor fee, but each vendor will need to fill out an application to reserve a 10′ x 10′ space. Applications may…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/16/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This web page provides vocabulary-building words from its “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations and techniques to help you…

Letters to the editor – 09/16/15

Grateful for the concern I would like to send a heartfelt appreciation to each of you that called, sent flowers, cards, brought food and most of all thanks for your prayers during my surgery and recovery. My family and I…

Bull & Barrels fundraiser slated  

From Staff Reports A Bull and Barrels event will be Oct. 31 at the Louisville Coliseum. This is a fundraiser for Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman, who will compete in Miniature Bucking Bulls during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas…

Obituaries – 09/16/15

Mr. Andy Winters September 4, 2015 Funeral services for Mr. Andy Winters, 75, were held at Winters Funeral Home in Kosciusko on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 1 p.m. Burial at White Plains Cemetery in McCool.