Extension Holiday Open House held

The Ackerman Elementary School Pre-K class’ tree won first place for the People’s Choice Award for the school entry.

From press reports

The Choctaw County Mississippi State University Extension Service and the Choctaw County Library held their annual Holiday Open House on December 11 at the Choctaw County Library.

Many activities were offered including crafts for the kids’, MSU … Read more

Supervisors discuss financials, Medicaid overpayments, audits

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

District 5 Supervisor Eric Chambers is adamant about having financial records audited from Pioneer Health Systems when then were under a management contract for the county’s hospital, nursing home and clinics.

Chambers brought this … Read more

Auditor’s Office awards good audit for CCSD

By Press Reports

The Office of the State Auditor has released the Choctaw County School District annual financial audit for the year ending June 30, 2014.

This audit had no material findings and the school district received a certificate for … Read more

Hospital welcomes community to Christmas Open House

Photo by Amanda McBride
Jamie Rodgers, CEO of the Choctaw Regional Medical Center, shows his concern over patients at the hospital. He said the staff looks for ways to exceed your expectations.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

“Ya’ll remember this facility belongs to you, the citizens of Choctaw County. We are successful because of you,” said Rick Jenkins, president of the Hospital Board of Trustees during the Choctaw Regional Medical Center … Read more

Local couple spread holiday joy with buttons

Rev. Jerry Lawson, pastor of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, displays one of the Christmas pins he will be distributing throughout Choctaw County during this holiday season. Lawson gives to the pins out as his way to spread the love of Jesus Christ to as many as he can. Lawson and his wife Debra recently traveled to Branson, MO to distribute the pins to bring joy and the love of God to the troubled area.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Rev. Jerry Lawson and wife Debra Lawson are spreading the love of Jesus around in the form of promotional buttons this holiday season.

Rev. Lawson, who is pastor of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church of … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 12/31/14

20 states raise minimum wage

Editorial by Jack Ryan

With an evenly divided government in Washington in 2015 — President Obama is a Democrat, and Republicans will control both houses of Congress — the political stalemate on the minimum wage … Read more