Full Circle Knitting holds a yarn drive

By Jan Ballard

When you hear the words “yarn drive”, what first comes to mind? Probably not a yarn covered bus or tank or car or bicycle! That’s not what Full Circle is planning (those would come under the topic … Read more

Circuit Court sentencing, Jury report

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The August term of Circuit Court has begun with Judge Joey Loper presiding over this term.

During the first week, the Grand Jury met on August 20 for one day and investigated two violations … Read more

Weir to unveil Blues marker Friday

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Weir will soon be added to the growing list of destinations for Blues fans. Weir will unveil a Blues marker on Friday, August 31 at 5:30 in honor of the late … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Waymon Fondren Friday, August 24, 2012 Mr. Waymon Fondren, 89, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at North Ms. Medical Center In Eupora. Funeral services were held at 11 AM Monday, Aug. 27, at the Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, Bro. … Read more

Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Sept. 6 The VFW will meet Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place.

Revival Sept. 9-12 Bethsaida Baptist Church invites everyone to Revival Sept. 9-12 with services at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday morning with … Read more

The Civil War – 2nd Bull Run/Manassas Battle

Submitted by C.J. Johnson
By early August 1862, attention was shifting from the Peninsular Campaign in Virginia to the interior of the state.  After McClellan failed to capture Richmond, President Lincoln began moving troops to the northern part of the
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