Election turn out at about 50% with runoff and general set

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

Circuit Clerk Amy Burdine stated that voter turnout on August 6 was about average for Choctaw County, with around 50% of registered voters casting ballots.

Voters in District 5 used the new Voting Works machines; this district was the only one in the entire country to use the new machines.








Read for Fun: Children graduate from Read for Fun Program

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

This past Thursday, 15 young people graduated from the Read for Fun summer reading program that had been in session since June 4. Mattie McDaniels, the Read for Fun Program Administrator-Choctaw County, stated that reading is the essence of our being and the importance of good reading skills could not be overstated.








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