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Holmes hosts hoops tryouts this week

From school reports

The Holmes Community College mens’ and women’s basketball teams will host tryouts this week on the school’s Goodman campus.

HCC women’s coach Jamilah Andrews will… Read more

Officials warn of internet and other scams

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Officials from various agencies across the board are seeing a spike in the number of scams being reported in Choctaw County and North Mississippi.

Just like there’s an app for everything, well now there’s … Read more

Time is running out to sign-up for CSP

By Traci Bruckner
Center for Rural Affairs

Time is running out for farmers and ranchers to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. This year’s deadline for producers to apply at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) … Read more

Cochran questions HHS Secretary on Rural Health Care Access

From Press Reports

Appropriations Chairman Raises Concerns over Inadequate Support for Rural Critical Access Hospitals

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Thursday, March 3 questioned Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell over the … Read more

Jail Docket – 03/23/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 33 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week. 
 
3/11/16 Charles Underwood Thomas B/M 11/27/61 CSO Burglary of a Building
3/12/16 Jacob Edwards W/M 4/14/97 CSO Violation of Protection Order… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Charles E. Green

March 18, 2016

Charles E. Green, 81, a retired military medic and veteran in the U.S. Army, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016, at the VA Nursing Home in Kosciusko, MS. Mr. Green was born April 20, 1934 in Tomnolen, … Read more

Obituary – Ms. Ester Bernice Liddell

Mathiston, MS

Ester Bernice Liddell, 68, a retired factory worker, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson,MS. Ms. Liddell was born October 21, 1947. She was a member of the Chester Baptist Church near … Read more

Legals – 03/23/2016

INVITATION FOR BIDS
FOREST PRODUCTS FOR SALE
ON COUNTY SCHOOL LANDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Choctaw County School District, Ackerman, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:00 A. M. on April 11th, 2016 for the… Read more