Monthly Archives: February 2015

Full Choctaw Plaindealer Electronic Version 02/25/2015

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DYW Contestants do ‘Bake-and-Share’

From press reports On Presidents’ Day, the participants in this year’s Distinguished Young Woman Program were delighted to have Marina Loper instruct them on cookie decorating. Participants met in the home of Loper, decorated cookies, and then went on to…

Chamber Annual Meeting announced

By Chamber of Commerce The Annual Meeting of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be held March 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The public is invited to attend the meeting where three Chamber Board…

4-County reaches safety milestone

From press reports Employees of 4-County Electric Power Association are celebrating a safety milestone. The local rural electric cooperative has worked 1 million hours without a lost-time accident, a monumental accomplishment based on national industry standards. 4-County reached the milestone…

Sups hire VSO; discuss litigation

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made a decision on the Veterans Service Officer position, as well as discussing the upcoming litigation regarding Quantum. The meeting began with the approval of the agenda, followed…

Plan ahead to shed pounds before the wedding day

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND — For brides who want to shed a few pounds before their big day, nutrition experts recommend proper planning, not fad diets. “Trendy diets, such as low-carbohydrate diets, are popular and can produce…

Ladies conference

Ladies Conference March 6, 5:30 p.m. Providence Baptist Church’s 9th Annual Ladies’ Conference will be held on Friday evening March 6 at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Our program will feature Karen Peck and New River,

Singing fun

On Friday, February 13, 2015, Weir Elementary School  PTO hosted a Valentine’s (Someone Special and Me) Banquet. Two students, Alex Ivy (6th grade) and Kalee McDaniel (5th grade) were the entertainment for the night.

Voter info

Recently, Choctaw County Circuit Clerk Peggy Miller visited the senior Government and Economics classes at Choctaw County High School to discuss voter registration. During the presentation,

Top honors

Receive Top Honors in ‘Opening and Closing Ceremonies’ Competition These students from the Choctaw County Career-Technical Center received top honors in the “Opening and Closing Ceremonies”