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  1. The Gentle Giant: Bo Reid's LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Carlton M. "Bo" Reid is known for many attributes, including being an All-American football player, a school principal, and a Sunday School teacher, but what many don't know is that he was first introduced to his wife as the coach that couldn't count. It was during a Cleveland high school basketball game when Jo Anne Arnold would meet Bo Reid for the first time across the basketball court.

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  2. appoint municipal officials; approve budget amendmentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed quotes regarding cleaning and repairing of the local police department building during its June 5 meeting held at the Ackerman Town Hall boardroom. During the board's meeting, it received three quotes for cleaning, repairing, and painting work to be performed at the Ackerman Police Department building, located at 999 West Main Street in Ackerman.

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  3. Box named Top 10 finalist at Mississippi DYW ProgramRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    On Sunday, July 9, 2017, Brookelyn Box, Choctaw County's Distinguished Young Woman, arrived in Meridian to compete for the title of Mississippi's Distinguished Young Woman for 2018. Brookelyn, along with thirty-two other contestants, went to rehearsals and events daily.

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  4. First Impressions grants awardedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Five projects have been awarded funding through the 2017 First Impressions Grant program. Over $46,000 will be spent to stimulate community improvement in Choctaw County.

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  5. Wheelchair DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Mr. Shontae Johnson of Ackerman received a new wheelchair donated by Sis. Janet Triplett of Weir.

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  6. The Legacy left by George RooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Witty, loving, and intelligent: these are the three words that best describe the late George Rooks. Rooks was a long-time alderman for the town Ackerman and an insurance agent, but most importantly, he was a father, a grandfather, and a wonderful friend.

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  7. George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper Family ReunionRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    The annual George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper family reunion is to be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, take a left on the Sturgis/Louisville road.

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  8. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    The Northern Choctaw Singing Convention will be having its annual music school on Saturday July 29th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. It will be held at Mt. Salem MB Church located at 320 Dido Rd, Ackerman.

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  9. Emcc Students Earn Medals in National Skillsusa ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Three East Mississippi Community College students competing against their peers from colleges and universities across the nation took home a gold medal and two silver medals in the SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Ky. The national championships took place June 19-23 at the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference.

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  10. The Enterprise June 2017 NewsletterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Millie Callaway, with TVA Economic Development led a board discussion among The Enterprise board members on Thursday, June 15. Callaway discussed with Board members their roles and responsibilities as a board member and in the community representing The Enterprise. In addition, Callaway facilitated a discussion on economic development trends regarding recruitment of industry, business retention, entrepreneurship and retail/tourism development in a community.

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  11. Nabors Home Center Under ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Lee Nabors of Houston, MS, owner of Nabors Building Supply Company, is bringing his third hardware store to Ackerman. When Black Brothers Building Supply closed in March of 2017, Lee purchased the business to begin working on his third hardware store, Nabors Home Center.

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  12. Dollar General remodel offers customers healthier food optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    The customers of Dollar General in Ackerman had their requests granted for more variety in the store following the company's decision to remodel it to accommodate fresh produce, more grocery items, and more. Dollar General, located at 267 MS Hwy 15 in Ackerman, held its Grand Re-opening June 17 to celebrate the remodeling.

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  13. State Champion Steer Rider RecognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Colton Mewbourn, 12 years old of Ackerman, MS, has lived in Choctaw County all his life. He loves his home town and appreciates all his friends and family who help him live his dream of bull riding.

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  14. Education NoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Samantha Stevenson was among area students that received her Associates Degree from EMCC Golden Triangle Campus. Samantha graduated Magna Cum Laude and is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society.

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  15. Yarn Spinners Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    In February of 2009, the Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group was created to meet weekly at the Courthouse Annex in Ackerman to knit items together to donate to the people of Mississippi. Full Circle is now the Yarn Spinners Book Club, a group of women that began meeting in October of 2009 to gather together to knit, drink coffee, and share their thoughts on a selected book.

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  16. Residents honor fallen soldiers during annual Memorial Day serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    A number of Choctaw County residents took time out of their holiday schedule to give tribute to all the fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of all as they attended the annual Memorial Day Service at the SSG Tommy Seary Little National Guard Armory in Ackerman May 29. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Memorial Day was born out of the Civil War and a desire to honor our dead.

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  17. Choctaw Count Service Members books available nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    After many months of waiting, the Choctaw Plaindealer has finalized the newest edition of a project that started in 1944. In May of 1944, the Choctaw Plaindealer Newspaper began collecting pictures of all the men and women from Choctaw County who served in World War II and compiled them into a book for the family and friends of those who served.

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  18. Poteet recognized as top scholarRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    The National Society of High School Scholars announced that Grant Poteet, from Holly Springs, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.

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  19. Chamber, Regions Bank to host Saving for Retirement seminarRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Do you have a retirement plan? Do you know how to start saving for retirement? If you answered no, or want more information on how to save for retirement, attend the Regions at Work seminar on Monday, May 22 at 5:30pm at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce office. During this seminar, April Jones, Ackerman Regions Bank Manager, will teach everyone why it's important to save for the future, how do develop a savings plan and more.

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  20. Douglas performs at May Day FestivalRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    Ethel's Annual May Day Festival was Saturday, May 6 in Ethel. Randy Clark of Ethel opened the event with prayer and welcome.

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