Choctaw County Scout Eagles honored

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Saturday, February 6, 2016 The Pushmataha Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, honored the 2015 Tom Morgan Class of Eagle Scouts during an annual recognition dinner at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville.

Mississippi 4-H: Continuing to empower lives

By Juli Hughes Choctaw County MSU Extension Office Since 4-H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. today.

Cat-in–the-Hat visits AES

Students celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday By Hollie Stewart Reading Interventionist Ackerman Elementary Wednesday March 2, Ackerman Elementary School celebrated Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday.

Box named DYW 2017 of Choctaw County

By Ginny Lucas Chairman CCDYW Program The emerald city, poppies, a hot air balloon, and a rainbow adorned the stage of the Ty Cobb Auditorium on the campus of Choctaw County High School Saturday, March 19. Eleventh grade Choctaw county…

4-County Foundation helping Choctaw County

By Brad Barr 4-County Communications Director Fifty-one organizations in 4-County’s nine-county service area have received awards from the cooperative’s Foundation since its inception in February 2015. Through the generosity of 4-County members, that’s a total of over $153,800 dollars dispersed…

Local extension agent celebrates Reading Day

By Darrell Banks Choctaw County MSU Extension Office Rarely does going to work mean reading a fun book out loud to an eager audience, but Wednesday, March 2, that is what it meant for me, Darrell Banks, Choctaw County Agent…