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Miles hold family event

2014 Family Gathering Miles Cousins

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

On January 9, 2014 all seven of the Miles first cousins, grandchildren of Jasper Alford Winsted Miles and his wife Alma Mattie King, gathered in Weir to … Read more

Rep. Hood provides legislative update

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood

 

Two big deadlines faced House members this week as they made their way through the Calendar. Thursday, February 13, was the deadline for Original Floor Action on general bills and constitutional amendments. If … Read more

Golden Triangle lands waste tire grant

From Press Reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority a $90,000 waste tire grant.

The authority will use… Read more

Calendar of events

Grafting
Feb. 20

Noon-1 p.m. at Choctaw County Extension Office  (interactive video). Dr. Wayne Porter will discuss different … Read more

Supervisors hire firm for hospital study

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After much discussion, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors approved to hire the Horne Group to perform the required Miss. Code 41-13-15 (8) hospital study.

The board met in a quick meeting February … Read more

Civil War – General Sherman hits Meridian Hard

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, known for his “March to the Sea” via Georgia in 1864, entered the Mississippi railroad center of Meridian on February 14, 1864. Meridian would be a … Read more