Monthly Archives: January 2014

Supervisors hold 2 hour executive session

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a two-hour executive session to discuss E-911 personnel issues in their January 13 meeting. During the executive session a few people were called in and out…

Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

Fancher meets Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus greets U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brittany N. Fancher, with Communications Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, on Camp Pendleton, Jan. 10, 2014. Mabus and Fancher…

Coal Mine donates to school libraries

Photo by Amanda McBride North American Coal Corporation’s Red Hills Mine makes a $2,000 contribution to the Choctaw County Schools for the District’s four libraries, each contributing $500 (Choctaw County High School, Ackerman Elementary School, Weir Elementary School, French Camp…

Pet of week

Taz is an older pit bull. He is very active and playful and gets along well with other dogs and kids. He has been treated for heartworms, neutered and current on shots. His adoption fee is $100.  If you are interested in including…

Birth – Logan Cole Steadman

Logan Cole Steadman Jimmy and Tiffany Steadman of Ackerman would like to announce the birth of their son Logan Cole Steadman. Logan weighed seven pounds and was 19 and three-fourths inches long. He was born at 2:08 p.m. at the…

Calendar of Events

Cool-Season Vegetables Jan. 23 Cool-Season Vegetables will be the topic of our January gardening program. This will be offered January 23 by interactive video at the Choctaw County Extension Office from 12:00-1:00pm. Dr. Wayne Porter will discuss aspects of growing…

Honor Roll – AES

Ackerman Elementary School Superintendent’s List 2nd 9 weeks 1st Grade – Jayda Zsa’ne Kiarra Adams, Jordyn Ashford, Cherish Bradley, Cameron Brown, Moss Bruce, Javari Carter, Owen Clark, Marlee Coleman, Emerie Crowley, Aloria Degroot, Jaqueria Esters, Rhett Hayes, Hunter Holland, Atleigh…

Sharpen ‘the saw’ of a good marriage

As we begin the New Year, I want to ask you two questions: How healthy are you? How healthy is your marriage? Good physical health requires effort. Eating properly, getting enough rest, getting enough exercise, and practicing good hygiene are…