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Choctaw Regional receives birdhouses

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Rodney Claxton of Jonesboro, Arkansas recently donated 18 birdhouses to the Choctaw Regional Medical. The birdhouses will be placed just outside the window of each room at the hospital. The hospital has 15 rooms;…

Copiah-Lincoln athletes earn MACJC honors

From School Reports The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) has awarded 26 Copiah-Lincoln Community College student-athletes Distinguished All-State and Academic All-State honors for their performance in the classroom during 2015-2016. Nine athletes have been named MACJC Distinguished…

GOP making strides in traditional Democratic Choctaw County

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer With the beginning of the Republican National Convention next week in Cleveland, Ohio, counties throughout Mississippi started months ago planning and electing delegates to represent them at the State Republican Convention in Jackson Saturday,…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com Maben Church of God VBS July 13-16, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 3965 Crowley Dr., Maben. The theme is “Submerged-finding the truth below the surface”. Details: Linda R. Williams (662)…

State champs

DANNY P. SMITH/STARKVILLE DAILY NEWS The Mathiston Bench Mobb 9-year-old Dizzy Dean All-Stars won the East State Tournament at McKee Park in Starkville on July 3. The team defeated Caledonia 16-1 and fell to Starkville 8-7 on June 30, defeated…