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Adopt-A-Floor program to help sick children

From press reports Regions Bank associates are partnering with Batson Children’s Hospital by participating in their Adopt-A-Floor program. The program helps families whose children are hospitalized for extended periods of time by providing pre-packaged food and snack items.

Junior golfers sought

Ackerman junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the 
AJGT Beaver Creek Fall Junior Classic at Beaver Creek Golf Club, in Zachary, LA 
on October 10– 11. The 2-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the 
Junior Golf Scoreboard and…

Holmes drops to 1-2 with 40-14 loss to Itawamba

From School Reports GOODMAN — Costly mistakes early in the contest helped the Itawamba Community College Indians jump ahead of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs in the first quarter, and the Bulldogs then played from behind the remainder of the…

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…