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Supervisors set budget hearing for Sept. 8

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met August 22, 2016 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Choctaw County Courthouse to work out the final details in what appears to be a 23.4…

MSU assumes care for 4-H Property

By Linda Breazeale MSU Extension Service Donald Vowell of Ackerman does not mind driving a little farther for therapeutic horseback riding. Vowell, who has a spinal injury from a car accident, began riding horses for therapy when the Mississippi State…

Meet the Chargers, Panthers

Photos Submitted by Cyrena Shows Photo Courtesy of Tracie Box Photography High Schools in Choctaw County recently held their meet the Chargers and Panthers Night Thursday, August 11. French Camp Academy held theirs at the Pavilion in downtown Ackerman while…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com New AWANA Year Aug. 24, 6 p.m., Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Ackerman. Begins with registration in the Lighthouse. Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are welcome to attend. …

Breeding duck populations still high in 2016

From Press Reports The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service, along with other partner organizations, recently completed their annual waterfowl breeding population and habitat surveys on the breeding grounds in the northern United States and Canadian…

East Central hosts Meet the Warriors   

From school reports DECATUR — The public is invited to “Meet the Warriors” when East Central Community College hosts the annual pep rally and student-athlete introductions event scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.…

Wyatt Roberts walks on with Mississippi State

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The journey continues for Wyatt Roberts. Nine months after the former East Mississippi Community College and Louisville High School standout — who started at quarterback four years for the Wildcats and last season for the…