Monthly Archives: March 2013

Take Pride in America Day a success

Submitted by the Tombigbee National Forest-Choctaw Lake Recreation Area The Tombigbee National Forest hosted a “Take Pride in America Day” at Choctaw Lake Recreation Area on Saturday, March 2. Take Pride in America’s mission is to increase the public’s sense…

Turning Tide on Poverty produces results

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Good things come out of communities gathering and focusing on issues in their area. A few examples of this are a Farmer’s Market, Flea Market, computer classes, GED tutoring and more. These examples are…

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Healthcare in Choctaw County is advancing with new providers, the completion of the new medical office building, construction of the new hospital almost complete and more. In September 2012, Alisha Tenhet, FNP-C, joined the…

Fishing Rodeo slated for April 20 at Choctaw Lake

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, Farm Bureau Insurance, U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks are partnering together to host a kids fishing rodeo at Choctaw Lake on…

Chamber to host community celebration

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a 25th anniversary celebration for the Economic Development District and Foundation on Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. The celebration will be a pot luck…

New events planned for JuneFest 2013

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The 2013 Choctaw County JuneFest Committee met at the Chamber of Commerce office on Tuesday, March 5, to make decisions impacting JuneFest 2013. JuneFest will incorporate the Turning the Tide on Poverty Flea…

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small building in 1985…

French Camp Bed & Breakfast

By Sylvia Dickson Many years ago, Jack Johnson, an FCA staff member, said that he always felt somewhat helpless when visitors would say, “If you only had a place we could stay, we’d love to look around.”1 Overnight Success In…