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FC Pioneer Day 2016

Chuck Bailey/Staff The annual Pioneer Day was held in the French Camp Historic District on May 14 with period demonstrators and artisans showcasing crafts such as chair caning, quilting, wood carving, and more.

Sights of Pine Tree Fest

Chuck Bailey/Staff Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest was held Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest featured two days of fun for the entire family. Look for more pictures and results of all…

News of Yesteryear

Five years ago this week–From the files of the May 26, 2011 Choctaw Plaindealer Nursing Home Week celebration By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Choctaw County Nursing Home residents and staff enjoyed a week full of activities, fun and food.…

Obituaries

Mr. Tommie B. “Tom” Estes Funeral services for Mr. Tommie B. “Tom” Estes were conducted at 3 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2016 from the Ott & Lee Chapel with the Rev. Chris Dupree officiating. Interment followed in the Eastern…

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 14 incident offense reports and 67 miscellaneous incident reports last week. 5/27/16 Nicholas Morrow W/M 11/25/90 CSO Malicious Mischief & Felony Weapon Possession 5/28/16 Michael Rhodes W/M 11/6/75 D2/CSO Susp. D.L. 5/29/16 Larry L.…

MSU grads love careers as veterinary technicians

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Extension Service When Brittany Storey of Terry, Mississippi, was searching for a major, she felt a little like Goldilocks — she couldn’t find the career path that felt “just right.” Although she loved animals and…

Mitchell Dental hosts free denistry day

From Staff Reports Mitchell Dental Clinic hosted a free day of dentistry Friday, May 6 at their clinic on Main Street in downtown Ackerman. Patients started arriving as early as 2 in the morning and from as far away as…

Firefighters hold training class

Submitted Melinda Newlin (article & pictures) Robert E. Hutto, Training Officer/ EMT-B/AHA-CPR instructor, from the City of Louisville Fire Department came to the Weir Volunteer Fire Department and taught firefighters throughout the county valuable lessons in Fire Service Rescue 101…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 06/01/2016

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EMCC radio station breaking new ground

MAYHEW — Since its first broadcast nearly a year ago, East Mississippi Community College’s radio station on the Golden Triangle campus has grown its listenership through innovative content that includes original live radio drama that harkens back to the 1940s…