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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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Wolverines bounce back to down Leflore County

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WEBSTER PROGRESS TIMES,

After playing its “worst game of the season,” the East Webster Wolverines bounced back on Friday night to beat Leflore County and finish an undefeated run through Division 2-2A play.

After a 51-45 loss to Oak Hill Academy on Monday, East Webster used a balanced scoring attack to beat Leflore County 54-46 on Friday.





The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center offers programs

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The Choctaw County Career and Technology Center offers six career and technical skills programs. Each of the six programs at CCCTC offers high school credit to students as well as an opportunity to participate in various student organizations. Students may earn college credit if requirements are met when enrolled in any of the classes offered.


Jail Docket Choctaw 080719

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 19 IO's & 24 MI's this week

7/29/19    John Thomas Carnes      W/M    9/15/65      CSO    Circuit court Capias & Indictment 

7/29/19    Stephen Cody James      W/M     2/14/82     CSO    domestic violence x 2



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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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