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Carnival fun

The Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center recently held a carnival at the Nursing Home Friday June 10, from noon until 3 p.m. They had cotton candy, face painting, petting zoo, fishing game and a photo booth for the…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 06/29/2016

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School Board approves budget with no tax increase

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Budget Hearing The Choctaw County School Board recently held its public hearing regarding its proposed school district budget for fiscal year 2017 Friday, June 17 at the Central Office. The school board plans to…

VBS season is here

Photo Submitted Vacation Bible School was held at Ackerman First Baptist Church June 20- 24 and was a success! They had over 100 in attendance every day. The kids had a great time diving deep into God’s word. For other…

Thirteen athletes earn NJCAA academic honors

Paxton Sims of Ackerman is among honorees From School Reports Copiah-Lincoln Community College had 13 athletes earn NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The awards are given on three levels, exemplary academic achievement (3.60-3.79 GPA), superior achievement (3.80-3.99 GPA), and pinnacle achievement…

Plaindealer closed 4th of July

In observance of the 4th of July Holiday, the Choctaw Plaindealer office will be closed Monday, July 4. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. Deadline for the upcoming Wednesday, July 6 edition of the Choctaw Plaindealer…

Proposed changes to nuisance animal regulations noted

From Press Reports The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved proposed rule changes to the General Regulation for the Taking of Nuisance Animals June 22. At the request of the U.S. Forest Service, to address safety, resource concerns, and…

Wilson lands ICC scholarship

From School Reports Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Elizabeth M. Wilson of Mathiston, Leadership. Wilson is a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she participated in Beta Club, Academic Team, cheerleading, band, color guard…