Monthly Archives: April 2012

Volunteers honored at Nursing Home

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Nursing Home recently honored their volunteers with a Tea Party during National Volunteers Week. Nita Foust, activities coordinator, thanked all the volunteers for their “faithfulness” and what they do to help…

Ackerman School Reunion this Saturday

By Press Reports This coming Saturday the Ackerman High School campus will be occupied with former classmates, teachers, coaches, and administrators. It’s time to gather for their annual school reunion. The meeting begins in the Ty Cobb Complex at noon…

School board approves employee recommendations

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County School Board met April 10 after performing their annual visit of French Camp Elementary and Weir Attendance Center. The board pulled out then approved the transfer of a 16th section lease…

Medical Foundation plans annual meeting

By Staff and Press Reports The Choctaw County Medical Foundation is gearing up for their Annual Meeting on May 3. The annual meeting will be Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The…

news] Annual Passion Walk held

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Approximately 40 people celebrated the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ at the annual Passion Walk held on April 6, Good Friday. Different churches and pastors told portions of the story with scripture and…

County changes personnel policy

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Changes in personnel policy now allow current Choctaw County employees to transfer to another department without advertising for the open position. In the April 9 Board of Supervisors meeting, they approved to change the…

Supervisors discuss economic plans

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors plan to join an “exploratory committee” for the possibility of an economic development partnership with Oktibbeha and Webster Counties. The supervisors discussed a meeting held at the Golden…

Resident arrested for exploitation

A Choctaw County resident has been arrested for exploitation of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Hortense Whigham, age 65, was arrested at her Choctaw county residence today by investigators of the Attorney General’s Vulnerable Adults Unit…

Obituaries

Mr. Joseph E. “Joe” Cook April 12, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Joseph E. “Joe” Cook, were held at Wise Funeral Home in Eupora on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2 p.m. Bro. Jerry Grammer officiated. Burial at La Grange…