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E911 Calls – 04/13/2016

March 30 6:12 a.m., Gambrell St., Medical Call, EMS 10:19 a.m., Miller Rd., Medical Call, EMS, FCFD 4:21 p.m., Keller Cir., Unwanted Person, APD March 31 1:25 p.m., Reform-Sturgis Rd., B&E, CSO

Airport request funds back from Grenada

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman/ Choctaw County Airport Authority Board (A/CCAAB) met February 11 and March 3, 2016. During both of those meetings the Airport Authority Board made motions and took action to retrieve money, approximately $150,000…

Calendar of Events – 04/13/2016

Please email your calendar of events to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Oktibbeha Audubon Society Apr. 14, 7 p.m., Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Mississippi State University. Margaret Copeland and Dianne Patterson will present a program about attracting and gardening for Monarch butterflies. Free and…

Deer hunters increase donations to charities

From Miss. Wildlife Federation Reports During the 2015-2016 deer season, Mississippi hunters donated over 12,000 pounds of ground venison to those in need through the Hunter’s Harvest program of the Mississippi Wildlife Federation. This year’s totals represent a 4,000-pound increase…

Consider motivations for buying local food

By Beth Baker MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — As the movement toward buying local food continues to grow, consumers may wonder if this trend is actually benefiting the environment. A 2011 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends Survey reported that consumers…

Holmes baseball takes 16-16 record

From school reports The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a MACJC split against Northeast Mississippi last Tuesday, and then followed that up with a home split against Hinds on Saturday. The Bulldogs, who are now 16-16 overall and 7-9…

News of YesterYear – 04/13/2016

Thirty-Nine years ago this week–From the files of the April 7, 1977 Choctaw Plaindealer A Tribute To Aunt Gussie She is a large woman, at least six feet tall and she can lift an ax as well as most men.…

Jail Docket – 04/13/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 37 miscellaneous incident reports and 17 incident offense reports last week. 4/3/16 Kevin Bramlett W/M 8/14/80 CSO Phone Harassment 4/4/16 Benjamin Baber B/M 9/7/88 CSO Bench Warrant/Driving w/Susp. D.L. & Bench