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Civil War – Letters from Choctaw County men to home

Four letters from or about Alexander William Thompson (who died from wounds from the Battle of Franklin, TN); he was a member of the New Prospect Grays, part of the 5th Mississippi Infantry. These letters were in Mrs. Virginia Patterson … Read more

Louisville Wildcats makes history with 16-0 record

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

It’s hard to make football history in Louisville, but that’s just what the 2013 Louisville High School Wildcats did on Saturday as they completed a 16-0 season — the first ever for the … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 125 miscellaneous incident reports and 10 incident offense reports in the past two weeks.

12/6/13  CASEY L CORK   B/M    5/16/83    APD    DRIVING W/SUSP D.L. & IMPROPER PARKING

12/7/13   MARCUS TAYLOR   B/M  12/15/81   MBN    MDOC … Read more

Mississippi Horse Park earns award from racers

MISSISSIPPI STATE – To find out how important packed dirt is on a rodeo floor, just ask a barrel racer whose horse has just fallen in a timed event.

Riders recently named the Mississippi Horse Park at Mississippi State University … Read more

Turkey winner

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Danita Douglas won a smoked turkey from Sonny’s Smokehouse during the recent Turkey and Tinsel. Sonny Strickland presented Douglas with the turkey on November 27. Douglas said winning the turkey was a “delicious blessing.” Submitted photo

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Obituaries

Myra Sue

Lott Putnam

Dec. 7, 2013

A memorial service for Myra Sue Lott Putnam of Montgomery, Ala., was conducted Dec. 11, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora.

Mrs. Putnam grew up in Stewart but was a longtime resident … Read more

Ackerman Aldermen discuss mulching

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Using leaves for mulching will now be attempted at the Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman. During the December 4 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting, Ward 4 Alderman Billy Ganann proposed to place leaves … Read more