Monthly Archives: August 2012

Bowie presented with House Resolution

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Former Justice Court Judge Ann Bowie was recently presented a House Resolution (110) for her “impressive and dedicated” career of 28 years as a Justice Court Judge in Choctaw County. District 35 Rep. Joey…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Ackerman Indians grab Tigers by the tail

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Indians hosted the Class 3A Winona Tigers last Friday night in a home opening showdown. Last season the Indians were unable to contain the Tigers losing the matchup 34-28. However this year…

French Camp Panthers beat Weir Lions 52-0

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer With the possibility of a consolidation of schools in Choctaw County, the French Camp Panthers and Weir Lions played what might be the last game ever between the two schools. What has been quiet…