Residents show opposition during public hearing

Residents show opposition during public hearing By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw

Residents of Gaston and Mabus Streets in Ackerman showed opposition to a proposed residential housing development in a public hearing on March 14.
The Town of Ackerman held a
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Turning the Tide holds action forum

Turning the Tide holds action forum Choctaw County’s “Turning the Tide on Poverty” held community circles around the county for five weeks, concluding the week of March 19. Over 96 people participated in the circles which were held at the Read more

Santorum carries Choctaw County in Primary

Santorum carries Choctaw County in Primary By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw

Rick Santorum, Republican president candidate, carried Choctaw County in the March 13 Primary election.
He received 37 percent of the votes while Newt Gingrich received 32 percent, Mitt Romney
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School board names Parents of the Year

School board names Parents of the Year By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw

The Choctaw County School Board and school principals presented the Parents of the Year with a plaque during the March 8 board meeting.
Each principal presented the Parent
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Obituaries

[obits] Obituaries Mr. Kevin “Bruce” Lamar Battle
March 12, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Kevin “Bruce” Lamar Battle, 37, were held at John E. Stephens Chapel in Philadelphia at 1 p.m. on March 15, 2012. Rev. Chris Vowell and Rev.
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