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Ackerman Alderman set special election

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The Ackerman Board of Alderman met on January 5 and began the session by planning a special election. The election is to fill the vacant post left by Ward 1 Alderman John Shumaker, who…

Donations appear on 4-County bills

From Press Reports 4-County members will notice a year-end figure on their upcoming bills detailing their total contributions to the co-op’s Foundation. “Total Roundup Contribution for 2015” will appear near the top of the bill. Most members averaged about $5.50…

Nursing receives national award

From press reports Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s Safe and Sound Initiative has been selected to receive a national award. The Lynn Phillippi Advocacy for Older Adults Award for 2016 is awarded to only one project or program annually nationwide…

CCHS receives ExxonMobil $500 Grant

From School Reports Choctaw County High School received a $500 dollar grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program to support the school. Johnson’s Oil Company, GOC Ltd, and Cagle’s Corner worked with school officials to secure the grant. The grants…

Multi-task this

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State University Extension–Choctaw County In an age of microwaves, Twitter, iPads, instant messages and not even having to leave your house to buy everything from groceries to appliances, multi-tasking has become very important as well…

Junior FFA attends retreat

From School Reports Eight Choctaw County Junior FFA members attended the annual FFA Junior Retreat Friday, January 8th through Saturday, January 9th along with other Junior FFA members from across the state at the C.M. Brewer FFA Center in Raymond,…

Chargers bounce back strong rom first loss

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Things didn’t go well for the Choctaw County High School boys basketball team on Friday night, as the Chargers picked up their first loss on the season, falling to visiting Choctaw Central 76-49. But the…