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Pinning ceremony

Photo Submitted The Holmes Community College Practical Nursing Department on the Goodman Campus held its 2016 Pinning Ceremony Friday, June 17 in the Chapel on the Hill on the Goodman Campus. Choctaw County resident Sarah Sepaugh received her pin during…

Swimming safety tips keep summer fun

By Alexandra Woolbright MSU Extension Service The Early Years Network STARKVILLE, Miss. — During the summer months, few activities are more appealing than a dip in the pool to escape the heat, but safety must be the top priority. According…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 06/22/2016

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Dixie Pan Club sings at Nursing Home

The Dixie Pan Club came to the Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center Wednesday, May 18 and lead the residents in songs of praise. Chuck Bailey/Staff Alexis Turnipseed plays the guitar as Dixie Pan members lead the group in…

Mewbourn named MJHSRA Steer Riding State Champion

Submitted Colton Mewbourn recently won the Mississippi Junior High School Rodeo Association (MJHSRA) State Championship in Steer Riding in Hattiesburg June 10, 2016. Colton is now a two time state champion in steer riding as he also won the championship…

Threadgill receives Board of Supervisors’ Scholarship

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Lauren Threadgill, a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School, graciously received a scholarship for $500 dollars from the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, June 20, 2016. Threadgill,…

French Camp begins the day with Prayer

From Town and Staff Reports French Camp hosted the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5, 2016 with a service that started at 7:15 a.m. in front of City Hall with over 50 participants. After Mayor Barlow welcomed everyone. Bro.…

CCS&WCD invites MACD Scholarship Applications

By Judy Briggs District Coordinator The Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District (CCS&WCD), a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD); announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2017. 1st…