Monthly Archives: July 2017

Wildflower project tests best growing methods

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service NEWTON, Miss. — Travelers on Mississippi highways and interstates may have noticed colorful stands of native wildflowers planted in various sites for the last two years. Part of the Wildflower Trails of Mississippi project,…

Wheelchair Donation

A spirit of neighborly love was felt as an Ackerman resident recently received a donation of necessity. Mr. Shontae Johnson of Ackerman received a new wheelchair donated by Sis. Janet Triplett of Weir. Johnson had been in need of a…

CNRC D.U.O. Club recognize staff members

Submitted by Loretta Fields   Each month, the members of Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s D.U.O. Club (Do Unto Others) nominate a nursing home staff member that they wish to recognize for their contributions to the residents and staff of…

The Legacy left by George Rooks

By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer   Witty, loving, and intelligent:  these are the three words that best describe the late George Rooks.  Rooks was a long-time alderman for the town Ackerman and an insurance agent, but most importantly, he…

The Spokesmen

Evergreen Baptist Church, located on Hwy 25 North in Louisville are proud to announce that it will host The Spokesmen for a concert July 30 at 5 p.m.

First Impressions grants awarded

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce   Five projects have been awarded funding through the 2017 First Impressions Grant program. Over $46,000 will be spent to stimulate community improvement in Choctaw County. Of that investment, the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce…

Write On

By sister alies   What do you do with disappointment? A word among many that describes how you might feel about some certain situation. Here are some responses I received:  I get angry; I get frustrated; I get worried; I…