Monthly Archives: April 2014

Foundation meeting May 6

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Medical Foundation meeting will be held Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.
The medical foundation holds an… Read more

Money and Marriages: The affect one has on the other

Money issues are the top predictor of marriage failure. Specifically, the failure to resolve money issues is the top predictor of marriage failure or divorce. Many of those issues revolve around differences in habits and personality traits that were deeply … Read more

Obituary – Peter Cross Crawford

Peter Cross Crawford was born to Norma (Crawford) and Julius Simek on October 14, 1965, in Vienna, Austria. Julius was a renown classicl music critic in Los Angeles and Austria. Peter was a toddler when he and his mother returned … Read more

Legislative Forum slated for April 29

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host a Legislative Forum on Tuesday, April 29, at 6 P.M. at the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce office at the J.P. Coleman building on Quinn Street in … Read more

School Board sets 2014-2015 school calendar

Anthony McGee, WES principal, recognized Delois Truss as the Weir Elementary School Parent of the Year.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Approval of the 2014-2015 school calendar was up for discussion during the Choctaw County School Board meeting on April 14.
Superintendent Glen Beard presented two different calendars for the board to consider. The first … Read more

Groups to receive First Impressions grants

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Paindealer

Nine projects have been awarded funding through the First Impressions Grant program.
Over $20,000 will be spent to stimulate community improvement and broad appeal to the community as a whole.
The Choctaw County Chamber … Read more

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo a huge success

4-23 Fishing Rodeo-Big end

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The 2nd Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo held on Saturday, April 12, at Choctaw Lake was a huge success.
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Forest Service, Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks, … Read more

Supervisors approve MAS Insurance Trust policy

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Insurance was the main topic of discussion the April 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Mike Hughes, of Weaver Insurance, presented the renewal quotes for the county’s property and casualty insurance … Read more

Pet of the Week

Submitted photo

Jethro is a 1 1/2 year old Shepard mix.  He is neutered and current on vaccinations.  Jethro is very friendly and … Read more