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Animal Shelter fundraiser

Choctaw County Animal Shelter is selling chances on a Valentine’s Basket. Tickets are $1 each.  The beautiful, fun basket consists of $85 worth of Valentine’s candy, a stuffed animal, a candle and other products for the holiday.  … Read more

Resource Guide now available

by: Deanie Graves, Resource Guide Committee member

 

Choctaw County now has a Resource Guide available. The Guide is a direct result of “Turning the Tide on Poverty” project by the Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County. … Read more

GFW to host 5K Run for Wounded Warriors

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman is sponsoring the 2014 5K Run to benefit Wounded Warriors on Saturday, March 29 at 8 a.m. in downtown Ackerman. A kid’s fun race will also … Read more

School Board hold seven minute meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County School Board handles routine business in a seven-minute meeting.

The School Board held their regular monthly board meeting on February 6 with School Board Members Laura Gibbs and Clint Huffman … Read more

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We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print … Read more

Website develops future look

The Choctaw Plaindealer (www.choctawplaindealer.com) has gone through many variations, designs and changes to its websites since the online version came to life in 2002.

In 2013, we have even gotten good about updating the sites every week as well as … Read more

Rep. Hood reviews happenings in the state house

Choctaw County High School 9th graders visited District 35 Rep. Joey Hood on January 23 at the Capital. The class was given a tour and had the opportunity to see the fast pace of the Capitol during Session. Submitted photo

Legislative Update

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

 

House members were faced with a full week of committee work in anticipation of the approaching February 4 deadline for reporting general bills originating in the House out of committee.

The … Read more

Pet of the Week

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Lady Bird is a young adult pit bull. She is very smart and affectionate. Lady is spayed, current on all shots and heartworm negative. She gets along well with cats, other dogs and loves kids. Lady’s adoption fee is $60. Read more

AFD, WFD fight blaze

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On Tuesday January 28 at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Ackerman Fire Department was dispatched to the home of … Read more