Monthly Archives: March 2013

Turning the Tide on Poverty receives award

Submitted by Choctaw County MSU Extension Service More than one out of every five people living in Choctaw County is in poverty. Poverty levels are highest for female headed households (50%) and children under age 5 (30.5%). With 31% of…

Ramirez named DYW of Choctaw County

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer After a night “Under the Sea” and talented presentations from eight Choctaw County juniors, Marilyn Ramirez was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Choctaw County 2014. Ramirez is the daughter of Roman and Maria…

Supervisors discuss county fund usage

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins requested the Board of Supervisors loan his district $59,000 from the county-wide fund, in their March 11 board meeting. Collins said he would like to borrow the money so…

CCSD federal court case continued

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The federal court case that will determine if and when the Choctaw County School District will consolidate has been moved to April 2. According to court documents, a telephone conference was held on March…

AES Pre-k registration this week

By Press Reports Pre-k registration for AES will be March 18 – 22. The children will register for a time to have a screening done at the school between March 25 and April 5. Students may register during the screening…

Calendar of Events

AES Pre-k registration March 18-22 Pre-k registration for AES will be Mar. 18th – 22nd. The children will register for a time to have a screening done at the school between Mar. 25th and April 5th. Students may register during…

Busy week ahead for Lions, Lady Lions

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Both the Weir baseball and softball teams were set to get back in action this past Monday after taking the previous week off for spring break. The Weir baseball team was set to travel…

FCA splits two games in East Webster Tournament

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The Panthers of French Camp Academy enter this week at 4-4 after splitting a pair of baseball games at the East Webster Tournament last Tuesday. FCA took a 9-3 win over Hebron Christian, then…

Future looking bright for Ackerman Indians

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer First-year Ackerman head coach Patrick Nutt knows exactly what team has given the Indians the most trouble this year — its the Indians themselves. “I was telling the team the other day, the only…