Monthly Archives: January 2015

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 01/28/2015

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Lucas Memorial Highway dedication scheduled for Feb. 4

By Press Reports ACKERMAN-The Mississippi Department of Transportation is honored to announce that the “Anthony Lucas Memorial Highway” dedication ceremony has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 4, in Ackerman, Mississippi. The dedication ceremony, commemorating the life of Anthony…

Supervisors make bond reserve fund payment

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The January 20 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors was held at the J.P. Coleman Building, across from the courthouse. The meeting was opened then moved due to the Choctaw County Recall Grand…

Presley to hold Natural Gas Meeting

By Press Reports Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a Natural Gas meeting on Thursday, January 29 at the Simpson Volunteer Fire Department, located at 6310 Stewart Weir Road, Weir from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. This…

High School Juniors attend DYW ‘Meet and Greet’

By Press Reports With a little less than nine weeks left until the local Distinguished Young Women, formerly Junior Miss program, potential contestants met with the local chairmen on Sunday, January 4th to discuss program details. 20th Century Club of…

Students assist at State Capitol

By Press Reports Addison Horne from Ackerman and William Bailey of Mathiston recently served as pages for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Representative Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) sponsored their visit.

Bills on House will affect each home

By District 35 Rep. Joey Hood Monday, January 19, marked the deadline for the “introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments.” Once bills have been introduced, they are referred to committees. For the next two weeks House members will focus…

New adventure ahead

By Amanda McBride It’s crazy how life changes, dreams change, new opportunities come and all of the emotions that come with change. Change or as I like to call it a new adventure will begin this coming Monday, February 2.…

MSU programs promote children’s dental health

By Kaitlyn Byrne MSU Office of Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE – The path to healthy teeth begins in childhood, and two Mississippi State University programs are working to teach proper dental hygiene. The Mississippi Childcare Resource and Referral Network, part…