Aldermen make budget amendments

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman Board of Aldermen discussed budget amendments as well as hired summer workers for the town during their monthly board meeting held on April 7 at City Hall.

After the approval of the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 05/06/15

Prep Golf
TBA — MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Carolina Golf Club in Jackson
College Softball
SEC Tournament at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. Mississippi State, 1:30 p.m. — Georgia … Read more

Legals – 05/06/15

4-County Electric Power Association
Sale of Surplus Vehicles

4-County Electric Power Association is accepting sealed bids for surplus vehicles/equipment. Vehicles/equipment shall be sold in “AS IS, WHERE IS” condition without warranties or guarantees either expressed or implied. Vehicles can be … Read more

4-County awards first Foundation donation

4-County Foundation Board members, from left, Deanie Graves and Kathy Howell, present Chris Coleman with a $5,000 check recently for the Choctaw County Fire Services.

From press reports

Choctaw County Fire Services Coordinator Chris Coleman wasn’t sure how he was going to get the additional protective gear and equipment his firefighters needed when serving citizens under their watch. Thanks to the 4-County Foundation, Coleman and … Read more

CCCTC students do well in recent competitions

These students attended the FCCLA Competition/Conference held in Jackson, MS.  The students are from left to right Peyton Hunt, Sydney Pinnix, Kaylin Stevens, Paige Hitt, Kayla Hannah, Krysta Butler, Breana Montgomery, Tyron Dotson, and Malcolm Robertson

Culinary Arts:
In March, Ms. Sharon James’ Culinary Arts students from the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center competed at the state level in Jackson, MS.

The culinary program had two teams and five individuals to compete in the FCCLA … Read more

First Impressions Grant applications available now

Photos by Donna McKay
Broken Wings Ministry was awarded a First Impressions Grant last year to improve their curb appeal, improve the parking area and to erect two signs for better visibility.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Choctaw County Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by contacting the Chamber of … Read more

School District Wax Museum Biography presentation a big hit

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French Camp Elementary first and fifth grade students worked together to perform a Wax Museum biography presentation for parents, grandparents, and friends on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

The first graders read biographies and then completed a time line, Lego character … Read more