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CRMC beautification continues

In addition to birdhouses donated by Rodney Claxton of Jonesboro, Arkansas back in June of this year. The Choctaw Regional Medical Center now can boast the addition of bird feeders. A BIG thank you goes out to Stephanie Black, CRMC…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 08/17/2016

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Wave the Dinner Ride through Choctaw County

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce It’s almost time for the annual bike rally in Sturgis. Bikers from near and far will make the ride to Sturgis this weekend, August 19-21, for The Rally 2016. Hundreds of motorcycle riders will visit…

Tis the season for Cheer: Football

The 2016 Football regular season is about to begin and the annual Three County Football Guide is in today’s edition covering all the teams in Choctaw, Winston and Webster Counties.

Jack O’ Lantern Jam planning session set

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce It’s hard to think about Halloween when it’s August, but it’s time to start thinking about Jack-O-Lantern Jam. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce needs your help in planning this year’s Jack-O-Lantern Jam. There will…

2016-18 GFWC Twentieth Century officers installed

The monthly meeting of the GFWC Twentieth Century Club of Ackerman was held Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the home of Tinker Forrester. President Ginny Lucas being in the chair and secretary Susan Shurden present. Tinker Forrester,…

Choctaw County School Menus

Choctaw County Breakfast  Aug.-17: Sausage and Biscuit, Chicken Patty & Biscuit, Assorted Cold Cereals, Graham Crackers, Assorted Fruit Juices, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Chocolate Milk, Strawberry Milk, Low Fat Milk, Assorted Jellies, Pancake Syrup Aug.-18: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito, Assorted…

Men’s Ministry making an impact

By Benny Weeks Director The Men’s Ministry Team of Ackerman Baptist Church is having a busy August. The men gave out over 1200 bottles of water Saturday, August 6 at the intersections of Highway 12 and Highway 15 in Ackerman.…

Locals compete at Pre-Teen Program

Submitted Congratulations to 12-year-old Miss Isabella Juarez of McCool and to eight-year-old Miss Jerniya Unger of Sallis on their achievements at the Pre-Teen Mississippi Scholarship and Recognition Program that was recently held in Tupelo. Juarez placed in the Top 20…

Ribbon cutting held for Mr. Preston’s Garden

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Mr. Preston’s Garden on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Mr. Preston’s Garden is located at 30 Black Road in French Camp. Approximately 20 people came…