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School choice group grades legislators

From Press Reports Sen. Gary Jackson (District 15) and Rep. Joey Hood (District 35) received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the Legislature on key school choice and education reform votes from…

Saturn: The Ringed Giant

Submitted Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!”,presented by Edwin…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 56 miscellaneous incident reports and 7 incident offense reports last week. 6/24/16 Hollie Berry W/F 12/16/80 MHP DUI, MVL, & Poss. of Alcohol 6/26/16 Carol Miller B/F 10/26/72 APD Public Intoxication 6/28/16 William B.…

Historical Highlight Luncheon to feature Spencer

By Mary Nell Coblentz French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, July 12, at Noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be Larry Littlejohn, long-time faculty member at French Camp Academy, currently serving as Assistant Principal. He will be speaking…

News of Yesteryear

Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. First Settlers of Ackerman (This is the first installment of a four part series we will bring to you in the month of July) The writer,…

E911Calls

June 21 11:56 a.m., Mt. Salem Rd., Structure Fire, FCFD, EMS 1:30 p.m., Scenic Lake Rd., Welfare Check, CSO 3:09 p.m., Hwy. 413 & Natchez Trace, Medical Call, EMS 8:40 p.m., Hwy. 15, APD Other, APD June 22 3:23 a.m.,…

Carnival fun

The Choctaw County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center recently held a carnival at the Nursing Home Friday June 10, from noon until 3 p.m. They had cotton candy, face painting, petting zoo, fishing game and a photo booth for the…

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 06/29/2016

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School Board approves budget with no tax increase

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Budget Hearing The Choctaw County School Board recently held its public hearing regarding its proposed school district budget for fiscal year 2017 Friday, June 17 at the Central Office. The school board plans to…