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Rebel is a 5 month old mixed breed puppy. He will be a small-medium dog when grown. He is neutered and has had all shots. His adoption fee is $40. Please come by the clinic or call 285-9006 … Read more

Family Centered Programs staff completes True Colors

Pictured are Family Centered Programs’ staff members who recently completed certification to be True Colors™ facilitators: (top row) Ethen Gillespie, Marriage Educator; (second row) John Daniels, Data Management and Dave Yauk, Youth Mentor; (third row) Barbara Culberson, Marriage Educator and Kate Covich, Media and Recruitment; Bottom row Megan Artz, Career Counselor and Tammie Tubbs, Parent Café Program Manager.

From press reports

 

Staff from Family Centered programs completes True Colors facilitators.

True Colors™ is a model for understanding yourself and others based on your personality.  It provides insights into personal, professional and parental success.  Family Centered Programs’ staff … Read more

Choctaw County Students Receive Cutting-Edge Workplace Skills

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Within the Agriculture Power Machinery Operation I curriculum, students have the opportunity to learn about and become skilled with an Oxyacetylene torch. In this picture Mr. Dudley Vance, at Choctaw County Career and Technology Center, is demonstrating and explaining … Read more

Author impressed by book discussion

Merle Temple signs copies of his book “A Ghostly Shade of Pale” during the recent book discussion held by the Yarn Spinners Book Club.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Choctaw County received a special visit from Mississippi author Merle Temple on October 1 at the Yarn Spinners Book Club discussion.

Merle Temple is the author of “A Ghostly Shade of Pale” which … Read more

Farm Bureau to hold 3rd Annual Health Fair

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Farm Bureau of Choctaw County is inviting the public to attend the 3rd Annual Health Fair on October 15 at the Community Center in Ackerman from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This event … Read more

Aldermen discuss possible airport board

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Appointing a new Choctaw County Airport Board topped discussion in the October 1 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting.

Choctaw County Supervisor Board President Chris McIntire attended the meeting to discuss the Airport Board. … Read more

Calendar of Events

Purchase chances on Pride Table Gift basket

The Choctaw County High School band and Band Boosters would like to thank each and every person or business who donated any item(s) to our Pride Table Gift Basket”. If you would like … Read more

‘Paint the Hospital Pink’ events on the way

By Daniel Brunty

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

With the month of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw and the community are helping to raise funds with the “Paint the Hospital Pink” campaign.

To help raise … Read more