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Open House Tea set for Community Counseling

From press reports

 

The Choctaw County Offices of Community Counseling Services is hosting an Open House Tea for anyone interested in learning more about the adult programs.

Persons are invited to come enjoy from 9 a.m. to10:30 am on … Read more

Quantum files objection to land roll taxes

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Quantum Utility Generation filed an objection to their 2013 land roll taxes. August 5 was the day for anyone to file an objection to his or her land taxes with the Choctaw County … Read more

Area residents complete Financial Peace University

Pictured is (back row) Eugene Duran, Janice Thomas, Carrie Thomas, Brad Spencer, (middle) Frederick Smith, Ann Jones, Rebekah Jones, Maxine Carpenter, Christene Skinner, (front) Markelia Bishop, Kizzy Self.

From press reports

 

Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial Peace University. FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely publicized and created by financial specialist Dave Ramsey. The course is designed to teach money management and debt elimination … Read more

Woodmen Camp a success

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Since 1890 Woodmen of the World, a not for profit fraternal benefit society, has been providing insurance and benefits to its members and helping to improve their communities. One such community project was the formation of Woodmen Summer … Read more

Henderson plays at All-Star game

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The Winona Times

Magnum Henderson recently played for the Northwest Rankin Giants All-Star Team.  They placed 4th in the USSSA 7 yr old Coach Pitch World Series in Mandeville, LA July 3-6, 2013 to finish the All-Star season 17-6.  The Read more

Girlfriends Rock art show

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From press reports

 

“GIRLFRIENDS ROCK completed this session with an art show on July 25 sharing their ‘yard art’, pots, bricks, and cement cylinders, with each other and some Broken Wings staff.

During this session the 14 women explored … Read more

New doctor on call

Dr. Gene Cathey recently joined the Pioneer Medical Clinic team. He is pictured with his family, (left to right) Bryce, Rene, Cathey holding Mary Jane and Macey.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Expanding and improving healthcare is a priority of Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw. They are achieving this goal by adding more doctors and services.

Recently, they brought on Dr. Rene Cathey to the … Read more

Chamber welcomes back CCSD staff

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The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce helped welcome back the teachers and staff of the Choctaw County School District on August 2.

The Chamber provided breakfast at the district’s countywide meeting for staff and teachers. School for the CCSD begins … Read more

Kudzu bug numbers up, affecting soybeans, houses

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By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE — The kudzu bug is a nonnative insect that is becoming a management headache in soybeans and a pest in houses after just one year in the state.

The insect was … Read more