Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 09/21/2016

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Local and state election on horizon with Nov. 8 ballot

From press reports  The State Board of Election Commissioners met recently to certify candidates on the November 8, 2016 General Election Ballot.  Statutory members of the State Board include Governor Phil Bryant, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, and Attorney General…

Broken Wings and 20th Century Club Painting Party

Submitted by Deanie Graves Broken Wings Ministries hosted its first Painting Party with 20th Century Club members. 20th Century ladies created individualized art pieces while learning about the great work being done at Broken Wings. Mary Reed, local art instructor…

Three districts improve fire rating

By Joseph McCain The Choctaw Plaindealer Residents in three fire districts in Choctaw County could see fire insurance premiums drop as much as 20 percent. Bywy Volunteer Fire Department District, Simpson Volunteer Fire Department District, and Union Volunteer Fire Department…

French Camp celebrates 65th Harvest Festival

By Sylvia Dickson Bring the family for a fun day at Harvest Festival, Saturday, October 8, 2016, in the French Camp/Natchez Trace Historic District. Started in 1951 by the French Camp Community Club, Harvest Festival is a 65 year old…

Obituaries

Mrs. Lena Jo Green Smith September 16, 2016 Graveside services for Mrs. Lena Jo Green Smith, 80, were held at Oliver Funeral Home in Eupora on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Rev. Travis Gray officiated. Burial in Pine Forest Cemetery in…