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4-County warns of potential scam

From press reports   4-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a potential collections scam.   Association officials are warning members to beware of anyone posing as a 4-County employee calling member homes and/or businesses to…

Summer Reading Program ends with a celebration

By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer   The summer reading program R.E.A.D. for Fun (Read Everyday After Dinner)” for first through sixth graders held its Awards and Recognition Celebration on July 27th.  The program was first put into effect in…

McCain votes for bipartisanship

When U.S. Sen. John McCain unsuccessfully ran for president in 2008, even some within the Republican Party thought he was too much of a maverick for their tastes. McCain, a war hero who is now battling against possibly terminal brain…

Wildflower project tests best growing methods

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service NEWTON, Miss. — Travelers on Mississippi highways and interstates may have noticed colorful stands of native wildflowers planted in various sites for the last two years. Part of the Wildflower Trails of Mississippi project,…

Wheelchair Donation

A spirit of neighborly love was felt as an Ackerman resident recently received a donation of necessity. Mr. Shontae Johnson of Ackerman received a new wheelchair donated by Sis. Janet Triplett of Weir. Johnson had been in need of a…

CNRC D.U.O. Club recognize staff members

Submitted by Loretta Fields   Each month, the members of Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s D.U.O. Club (Do Unto Others) nominate a nursing home staff member that they wish to recognize for their contributions to the residents and staff of…

The Legacy left by George Rooks

By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer   Witty, loving, and intelligent:  these are the three words that best describe the late George Rooks.  Rooks was a long-time alderman for the town Ackerman and an insurance agent, but most importantly, he…

The Spokesmen

Evergreen Baptist Church, located on Hwy 25 North in Louisville are proud to announce that it will host The Spokesmen for a concert July 30 at 5 p.m.