Medical Center opens Wound Healing Center

By Press Reports

Choctaw Regional Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of its new outpatient wound healing center. The wound center provides outpatient services to people with chronic or hard to heal wounds. Chronic wounds include; diabetes foot … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade to be held Thursday


By Staff Reports

The Ackerman Christmas Parade will be held Thursday, December 4 in downtown Ackerman. The theme for the parade is Hometown Christmas Spirit. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy this year’s parade.

A silent auction will … Read more

Reception planned to honor McKay

By Staff Reports

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception to honor Donna McKay on December 9 from 4-6 p.m. at the J.P. Coleman building in Ackerman.

McKay was promoted to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on … Read more

Students learn energy efficiency, safety

Photo by Sandi Murihead
The Construction Trade students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center were addressed by 4-County Marketing Services Specialist Ronnie Vernon about “Home Energy Efficiency” in the home. Vernon demonstrated how to read a meter, as well as gave examples on what can be done in the home to make it more energy efficient.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Representatives from 4-County Electric Power Association visited the Construction Trade students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center on Nov. 19 to give them tips on home energy efficiency, as well as educate … Read more

12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza details announced

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Six Choctaw County businesses are continuing to offer holiday deals with the 12 Days of Christmas Extravaganza. The extravaganza is a countdown to Christmas, with each participating business, offering a special promotion to customers … Read more

Volunteers needed for Hope Outdoors hunt


From Staff Reports

Volunteers are needed for North Mississippi Hope Outdoors’ first deer hunt, which will be Dec. 19-20.

Housing and meals will be provided for hunters and volunteers at Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly, located at 645 Dorroh Lake Road … Read more

Large clan gathers for 70th annual Thanksgiving reunion

(Photo: Rick Guy/The Clarion-Ledger) More  photos on the Clarion Ledger Website.

By Kate Royals, The Clarion-Ledger

FRENCH CAMP – It all started with five brothers in the tiny community of Bethsaida on Thanksgiving 1944. And 70 years later, the descendants of those five brothers have remained loyal to the tradition started … Read more

Head trauma app helps veterinarians

Shores and Ashley Wicha Whitten of Eupora, a veterinary technologist, check a patient’s brain stem reflexes.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Dr. Andy Shores hopes to help veterinarians make better patient recommendations with a smartphone application.

Shores, chief of neurosurgery and neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the Small Animal … Read more