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Locals honor Dr. MLK’s legacy

Bonnie Thomas, Willie Mae Guillory and Burl C. Head, III lead the crowd in song during the 6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Prayer Visual. The Choctaw County NAACP Branch #5631 sponsored the event.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Honoring and remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy was part of the 6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day with Prayer Visual. Approximately … Read more

Pioneer terminates lease with county

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw has terminated their lease with Choctaw County effective August 1.

PCH-Choctaw is under a … Read more

Extension service working on Heart Health Awareness

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Submitted by

Jan Ballard

Choctaw County Extension Service

 

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, with 1 in 4 dying of heart attack and stroke. Unfortunately, Mississippi is in first … Read more

Supervisors hold 2 hour executive session

Supervisors visit the Capital 
Choctaw and Webster County Supervisors visited the Capital on January 14 to discuss the needs of Choctaw and Webster County citizens. 
Pictured are (left to right) Choctaw County Supervisor Chris McIntire (District 3), Representative Joey Hood (R-District 35), Webster County Supervisor Pat Cummings (District 2), Webster County Supervisor Paul Crowley (District 4) and Choctaw County Supervisor David Carter (District 4).

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a two-hour executive session to discuss E-911 personnel issues in their January 13 meeting. During the executive session a few people were called in and out … Read more

Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

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Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus greets U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brittany N. Fancher, with Communications Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, on Camp Pendleton, Jan. 10, 2014. Mabus and Fancher … Read more

Coal Mine donates to school libraries

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Photo by Amanda McBride

North American Coal Corporation’s Red Hills Mine makes a $2,000 contribution to the Choctaw County Schools for the District’s four libraries, each contributing $500 (Choctaw County High School, Ackerman Elementary School, Weir Elementary School, French Camp Read more

Pet of week

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Taz is an older pit bull. He is very active and playful and gets along well with other dogs and kids. He has been treated for heartworms, neutered and current on shots. His adoption fee is $100.  If you are … Read more

Box, Henson sign baseball scholarships with ICC Indians

(left to right) Coach Nathan Wright, Steven Henson and Karen DeLasalle (Henson’s parents), Jennifer and Keith Box (Box’s parents), Rusty McKnight, FCA principal, (seated) Cole Henson and Hagan Box.

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

It won’t be long before they have rings on their fingers signifying their part in French Camp Academy’s 2013 MHSAA Class 1A State Football Championship, but Hagan Box and Cole Henson are baseball … Read more