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Presley to hold forum Aug. 22

From press reports   Northern District Public Service Commission Brandon Presley will hold an open forum in Choctaw County to hear from ratepayers on the issue of broadband service. The “Community Meeting” will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2013,…

Movie Night planned

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at Tom Glasgow Park at the amphitheater in Ackerman. The gates will open at 7:30…

Open House for hospital next week

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw invites everyone to celebrate the opening of the new hospital with them on August 20 with a ribbon cutting, open house and reception from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. The…

PSC’s Presley and Atmos Energy talk incentives

From staff and press reports   Brandon Presley, Mississippi Public Service Commissioner for the Northern District and two Atmos Energy representatives outlined incentives small businesses could use when starting up or expanding through utility companies. “We are on a 15…

Improving county radio communications discussed by Supes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Improving radio communications for Bywy Volunteer Fire Department was one topic of discussion in the August 5 Board of Supervisors meeting. Steve Montgomery, Chancery clerk, said they have looked at different options of…

Open House Tea set for Community Counseling

From press reports   The Choctaw County Offices of Community Counseling Services is hosting an Open House Tea for anyone interested in learning more about the adult programs. Persons are invited to come enjoy from 9 a.m. to10:30 am on…

Quantum files objection to land roll taxes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Quantum Utility Generation filed an objection to their 2013 land roll taxes. August 5 was the day for anyone to file an objection to his or her land taxes with the Choctaw County…

Area residents complete Financial Peace University

Pictured is (back row) Eugene Duran, Janice Thomas, Carrie Thomas, Brad Spencer, (middle) Frederick Smith, Ann Jones, Rebekah Jones, Maxine Carpenter, Christene Skinner, (front) Markelia Bishop, Kizzy Self.

From press reports   Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial Peace University. FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely publicized and created by financial specialist Dave Ramsey. The course is designed to teach money management and debt elimination…