Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hospital searching for administrator

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is now searching for a new hospital administrator. “We have started the national search for a new administrator,” said Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations for Pioneer Health…

JuneFest 2013 date announced

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Saturday, June 1, 2013, will be the date of the sixth annual Choctaw County JuneFest. Planning for the event officially kicked off last week with a committee meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office.…

Fabulous Fridays in February programs

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Learning about ways to become healthy and eat healthier just became easier-during the month of February. The public is invited to the Fabulous Fridays’ lunch program at noon at the Choctaw County Library in…

New Agricultural/4-H agent at Choctaw County Extension

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Excited and eager to meet people in all Choctaw County communities would describe Darrell Banks, the new Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H agent for the Mississippi Extension Service-Choctaw County. Banks began working for the Choctaw…

Mayor signs Healthy Family Month proclamation

By Press Reports February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built.…

The Civil War – Yazoo Pass Expedition

Submitted by C.J. Johnson This week in 1863, the weather had taken a turn for the worse, slowing down operations to a winter’s pace. Associated Press reports documented a tremendous snow storm hitting the Virginia coastline, around the area of…

14th Annual NWTF Banquet to be held

By Press Reports The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will host the 2013 Heritage Banquet on Saturday, March 2, at the Choctaw County Community Center. All are invited to attend and enjoy the seafood supper catered…

Obituaries

Mrs. Barbara Dale Pogue February 3, 2013 Funeral services for Barbara Dale Pogue, 67, were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 with Rev Ed Saunders officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery. A resident of Ackerman,…