Locals attend National Scout Jamboree

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36 Boy Scouts and four adult leaders left Sunday, July 14 for the National Scout Jamboree at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve near Beckley, West Virginia. This is a contingent Troop made up of Boy Scouts from across the…

NJCAA names Cutts All-American

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From press reports   Northeast Mississippi Community College utility player Andrea Cutts of Ackerman has cemented her place in the Lady Tiger softball record books. Cutts was just one of three Mississippi players to be honored by the National Junior…

4H Pet Club volunteers

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Members of the 4H Pet Club volunteered at the Choctaw County Animal Shelter last week to help clean the area. Pictured is (left to right) Collier Easley, Kierson Easley and Chipper and Karlyn Curtis. Submitted photo    

Pet of week

  Patches is a 3 month old mixed breed, possibly feist/beagle mix. She is current on shots and will be spayed. Her adoption fee is $40. She is very playful and loves attention. Please call 285-9006 for information and to schedule an appointment to meet…

EMCC ranked preseason No. 6 in the nation

From school reports   SCOOBA – The two-time reigning MACJC North Division football champions of East Mississippi Community College have earned a No. 6 preseason ranking by JCGridiron.com in its annual Dirty 30 national junior college rankings. Including all junior…

Chamber reaches out to residents

From Lara Bowman Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   To better communicate with residents of Choctaw County, I will be providing a weekly column to the The Choctaw Plaindealer about activities and topics of interest regarding the Chamber…