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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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… Read more

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 … Read more

First Responders Dinner honors dedication, service

By Press and Staff Reports

The Chamber of Commerce hosted the First Responders Dinner on March 1
at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the First Responders Dinner to honor
and thank all first … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more