4-County Foundation makes awards

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The 4-County Foundation met recently and made awards to several area organizations, including:  the Sturgis Police Department ($2,843 for the purchase of body armor vests and one outer carrier).

From Press Reports

4-County believes in helping the communities it serves. That’s why the cooperative launched the 4-County Foundation, a community service program. Since its inception, 4-County members’ utility bills have been rounded up to the nearest dollar; a $125.79 … Read more

In Our Community – 02/24/2016

Photo by Bill Kennedy
Orion Nebula

From Observatory Reports

Bill Kennedy took this spectacular photograph of the Orion Nebula here at Rainwater Observatory. Bill is a retired aerospace mechanical engineer from California who volunteers his time and technical assistance here at Rainwater. He used our new … Read more

Seniors benefit from increased technology

The seniors use the Chromebooks while in the classes at CCHS.

From School Reports

Recently, the Choctaw County High School Senior class received Chromebooks to use for educational purposes while enrolled at CCHS. The students were provided the opportunity to participate in this technology initiative that enables the students to use … Read more

Committees start the week ready for deadlines


By Rep. Joey Hood

Committees got off to a quick start this week in preparation for the February 23 deadline. If a bill is not passed out of committee by February 23, then it is dead for the session. The … Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs fall

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went 0-1-1 in two games at Hinds Community College on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs fell 8-1 to Bossier Parish, La. and tied 6-6 with Hinds.… Read more

School menus – 02/24/2016

(All Meals are Served with a Fresh Fruit Bowl, Juice and Milk)

Choctaw County Breakfast
(All Breakfasts are Served with Cereal and Graham Crackers)
Wednesday, Feb. 24: Biscuits, Sausage or Chicken Patty
Thursday, Feb. 25: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Breakfast Burrito… Read more

Aldermen hear from Airport Authority

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Alderman met, February 2, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall on Main Street in Ackerman.

Only three aldermen were present, Ward 2 Alderman, Tommy Curtis; Ward Four Alderman, Billy … Read more