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News of Yesteryear

Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. First Settlers of Ackerman (We continue with part two of a four part series) In March, 1883, he wrote it was a sure thing and that…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 07/06/2016

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Superintendent announces building plans

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Education had a busy May, not only did they hold their regularly scheduled meeting May 9. They also held three special called meetings May 3, May 24 and May…

Every child deserves a great camp adventure

Camp of adventure in county By Randall Murphree, Editor American Family Association Journal Lake Anne, still waters pristine blue, nestles among green wooded hillsides. Quiet rustic cabins stand near the abandoned sandy beach. It’s early May, and there’s hardly another…

Mr. “Pete” does the Big Easy

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer He’d been before, a long time ago, but this time it was special, this time Mr. Pete Blake, a decorated World War II Veteran, was headed to New Orleans to get a first hand…

Barlow elected VP of MML

From Staff Reports Congratulations to French Camp Mayor Glen Barlow. He was elected second Vice President of the statewide MML (Mississippi Municipal League) at this year’s conference held at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, June 27-29. “This is a…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin There is one houseplant that grows with very little care (remember this), multiplies like rabbits and I find hard to discard. It is called the “mother-in-law’s tongue” or snake plant. This plant got its name in…