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69th McMillin and related Families Reunion held 2019

By SUBMITTED BY SYLVIA MCMILLIN SECRETARY,

Ninety-four McMillin kin gathered for a two day annual reunion on July 28th & 29th at Lake Tiak O’Khata.  There were 25 children attending this year – the largest number in many years.  This annual gathering first began in 1951 and is a branch of the Clan McMillin Society of North America, which itself was founded in 1958.  Both groups are




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.



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Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.








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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District










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Choctaw Legals 082119

By SUBMITTED,

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF CHOCTAW COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

 

In the Matter of the                                                    Cause No.  2019-0050

Last Will and Testament of

Rene’ T. Warren Deceased

 

Notice of Executor

OF


Don't let August heat stop Winter weed control

By JULI HUGHES COUNTY COORDINATOR/EXTENSION AGENT III MSU EXTENSION - CHOCTAW COUNTY,

It may be hard to think about winter weeds when the temperature reaches triple digits in these "Dog Days of August" but now is the time to begin doing something about preventing annual weeds that show up as young seedlings in the fall and become quite unsightly by mid-winter through spring. 



Obituaries Winston 081419

By SUBMITTED,

Janet Miller

Funeral services for Janet Miller, 49, were held at 11 a.m., August 10 at First Unity UMC in Weir. Elder James Triplett officiated. Burial followed in the Weir Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Miller died July 30 at the Choctaw County Hospital in Ackerman. 






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