CCS&WCD invites MACD Scholarship Applications

By Judy Briggs District Coordinator The Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District (CCS&WCD), a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD); announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2017. 1st…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan Recently I was reading about the life of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), an American poet, biographer, and collector of folk songs. According to the American Educator Encyclopedia, Sandburg was born in Galesburg, Illinois and worked in a mélange…

In our community

A Thought For Today By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy Lord, who shall abide in thy Tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy Holy hills? He that walketh up rightly, and worketh righteously and speaketh the truth in his heart. He that backbiteth…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com NARFE Meeting June 23, Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. The National Active & Retired Federal Employee’s Association…

911 Calls

May 20 3:29 a.m., Village R., Medical Call, EMS, CSO 8:43 a.m., Miller Rd., Medical Call, EMS 11:34 a.m., Hwy. 12, Disabled 18 Wheeler, CSO 1:30 p.m., S. Louisville St., Alarm, APD 2:20 p.m., Chester St., Welfare Check, APD 3:34…

Car Show 2016 is a success at PTMF

By Diane Pyron We had a good car show despite the threat of rain. We had 46 registered cars. We gave out 22-first place trophies, 13-second place trophies, and nine-third place trophies. Jack Huffman from Eupora was awarded the Don…