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Holidays offer chance to teach kids to serve

By Susan Collins-Smith

MSU Ag Communications

 

During the holidays, children often focus on the gifts that await them, but now is the perfect time for parents to reinforce the importance of giving.

“This is a wonderful time of year … Read more

School holds monthly meeting

By Staff and Press Reports

 

The Choctaw County School Board held their monthly meeting on November 7. According to Superintendent Glen Beard the following discussions, consent agenda and financial agenda were approved.

The School Board also recognized teachers with … Read more

Teacher Recognition held

The School Board and participating businesses recognized teachers at the Choctaw County School District, on November 7, for their hard work and dedication to preparing their students for the MCT2. Honored teachers had students who scored star, high performing or … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Next year will mark 80 years since the Blackwood Brothers Quartet formed in Choctaw County, Miss., not far from where I live. Throughout my life I have enjoyed listening to Read more

Civil War – Battle of Campbell’s Station, Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

A description of the November 16, 1863 Battle of Campbell’s Station was found at the Tennessee Encyclopedia website. The article was written by Spurgeon King, Middle Tennessee State University.

“The engagement at Campbell’s Station occurred … Read more

Mississippi Forge, Inc. locating operations in Ackerman

From press reports

 

Mississippi Forge (PVF), Inc. has announced it is making a $9 million corporate investment and creating 60 new jobs over three years by locating manufacturing operations in Ackerman, Miss.

Mississippi Forge, manufacturer of steel forged flanges … Read more

Turkey and Tinsel this week

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend Turkey and Tinsel on Thursday, November 14. Seventeen businesses throughout Choctaw County will be participating in Turkey and Tinsel this year. This … Read more

Jail Docket

1/2/13   Ashley Lopez  W/F   7/23/92   CSO  False Info To Officer, No Proof Of Ins & No D.L.

11/3/13    Cedric Johnson   B/M  11/28/80  Game & Fish Poss. of Paraphernalia & Poss. Of Marijuana

11/3/13    Cedric Johnson   B/M  11/28/80  CSO No D.L., … Read more

Supes approve MedStat contract

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Updating an expired contract with MedStat Emergency Services was on the agenda for the November 4 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Board President Chris McIntire said the county’s contract with MedStat has … Read more

Night of Royalty: Zeta Debutante Scholarship Pageant

By Press Reports

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated (Rho Nu Zeta Chapter) will host its 14th Annual Debutante Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, MS. The program will begin at … Read more