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Pioneer Medical Clinic to open Dec. 17

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The newly constructed Pioneer Medical Clinic is slated to open to the public on Monday, December 17. “After months of anticipation Pioneer is excited that construction of the Pioneer Medical Clinic is complete,” said…

Ackerman Christmas Parade winners

By Staff and Press Reports The 2012 Ackerman Christmas Parade winners are: Non-Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Choctaw County Career & Technology 2nd Place-Pioneer Community Hospital 3rd Place-Ackerman FFA Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Enon C.P. Church 2nd Place-Ackerman Church Of Christ…

MDEQ awards solid waste assistance grant to Ackerman

From press reports The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded the Town of Ackerman a solid waste assistance grant of $15,000 that will be used for a wood waste recycling program. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a…

Supes discuss issues with Pioneer Health Services

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors addressed several issues with Pioneer Health Services in their December 3 board meeting. Maxey Peterson with Pryor and Morrow Engineering presented the additional costs of signage for the…

Calendar of Events

M&M’s Christmas Program Dec. 12 The Weir Baptist M&M’s Christmas Program will be held on December 12 at 6 p.m. with refreshments to follow. WAC Christmas Choral Concert Dec. 13 The Weir Attendance Center Christmas Choral Concert will be December…

Live demo teaches electrical safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Being aware of the dangers of electricity could possibly save a person’s life. Construction Trades students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center learned of these dangers in a live demonstration from the…

Knitting in public, oh my

Submitted by: Jan Ballard Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337 (From local newspaper in 1917?) “Knitters Are Busy” “The Ackerman Red Cross Chapter makes, another shipment of knitted garments, consisting of sweaters, helmets, socks and wristlets. Several…

Higgins honored with House Resolution

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Retired Choctaw County District 4 Supervisor Thomas Higgins was recently honored with House Resolution 112 commending him for his 11 years of public service. District 35 Rep. Joey Hood presented Higgins with the resolution…

Volunteer workday at shelter a success

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Progress can be seen at the site of the Choctaw County Animal Shelter after a recent volunteer workday. The volunteer workday was held Nov. 17 on site with 16 volunteers. One whole side of…