Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pine Tree Music Fest to be held June 7

Pine Tree Music Fest

From press reports

Pine Tree Music FestChoctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest will held Saturday, June 7, in downtown Ackerman. Pine Tree Music Fest will feature a full day of fun activities and events for the entire family. Activities include a 5K Run/Walk, … Read more

Sups review hospital/nursing home proposals

Steven Flake of Watkins, Ward and Stafford (far left) explains the findings of the county’s latest audit to the Choctaw Co. Board of Supervisors during their special meeting on May 19. The board also reviewed proposals for replacement healthcare providers for the county hospital and nursing home during this meeting as well.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made progressive steps in securing a new healthcare provider for the county’s hospital and nursing home after a presentation of proposals took place during a special meeting on … Read more

AES holds award ceremony

AES Pre-K students sung “My Country ‘Ts of Thee” during the school’s Pre-K/Kindergarten Ceremony held on May 20 in the gymnasium. Awards and certificates were rewarded to each of the students by teachers of the classes.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ackerman Elementary School held their Pre-K/Kindergarten Awards Ceremony for the 2013-2014 school year on May 20 in the school’s gymnasium.
This year’s program began with a video presentation of the students throughout the year, … Read more

Box featured entertainment at Pine Tree Music Fest

Box

From press reports

After graduating from Mississippi State in 1995, he borrowed his daddy’s gray F150, took Hwy. 415 to the Natchez Trace and took a right.
Mark Box was headed to Nashville, but he wasn’t going there to “make … Read more

Voter ID required for election

From Staff Reports

With the June 3rd Primary Elections upcoming, Choctaw County residents should be aware of new changes that are required for them to place their votes and let their voices be heard.
Beginning with the June 3, 2014, … Read more

Historical highlight luncheon to be held

Irene Taylor

By Mary Nell Coblentz

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon  will be Tuesday, June 3. noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church.  (Note: The June meeting will be the first Tuesday rather than the second Tuesday of the month.)
The guest … Read more

Head Start awarded certificate for service

The Reform Head Start Staff pose with their certificate received for its work with children on May 9.

From press reports

The Reform Head Start Staff received a certificate for its dedicated service to the children and families of Mississippi on May 9.
The Head Start held its annual “Fun Day” on May 15. The children enjoyed playing … Read more

Health awareness

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, Rho Nu Chapter participated in the Sixth Annual Community Health Awareness Day sponsored by CSLC (Community Student Learning Center) in Lexington, MS  on May 17, 2014 as part of the Z- Hope Project: Nutritious Nibbles. … Read more

NRG help

Pictured are Ruby (Librarian) and Stacey Thornton (NRG Choctaw Station Plant Administrator).

NRG Energy Choctaw County Generating Station in French Camp provided a donation to the Choctaw County Public Library on May 22. The donation to the library will provide … Read more