Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hospital Board receives reimbursement from county

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met with the Hospital Board of Trustees to resolve an issue regarding reimbursement during its May 18 meeting held at the Choctaw County Courthouse boardroom. The hospital board…

End of year fun

Friday, May 15, 2015, the first graders of Weir Elementary, along with their teachers enjoyed a Fun Day on the baseball field.  

Kid’s World, Car Show, Pet Show and more

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce It’s almost time for the Pine Tree Music Fest! Make plans to come to downtown Ackerman on Saturday, June 6 for the festival. There will be something for everyone in your family to do. Live…

Square fest celebrates small-town living

By Gwen Sisson Laura Edwards, president of the Calhoun City Chamber of Commerce, said the annual SquareFest draws people from in and out of the city, county and the state together to celebrate what small-town living is all about! “SquareFest…

Letters to the Editor – 05/27/15

Saved a life Jerry was recently in a tree cutting accident on our farm. He was taken to the emergency room at Choctaw County Medical Center (CCMC) and then air lifted to the University of Mississippi Trauma Center in Jackson.…

Know warning signs of depression in seniors

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans may become depressed as they face the many challenges aging brings, but spotting the signs and being proactive can limit the illness’s influence. This responsibility starts with the…

Planning helps seniors benefit from doctor visits

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — The stress of managing personal health can be physically and emotionally draining for senior citizens and their families, but proper preparation for routine doctor visits can help older adults stay active…