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Tips for increasing physical activity

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition and Food Safety Area Agent Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County Make physical activity a regular part of the day. Choose activities that you enjoy and can…

Burton addresses parents at Weir Open House

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Shane Burton, Weir Attendance Center principal, addresses parents, students and staff during the recent WAC Open House. Burton is beginning his first year as principals at WAC. He has taught and coached for almost…

Pioneer to hold Job Fair

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is preparing for the new hospital in more ways than one. The new hospital in Choctaw County is currently under construction but Pioneer is looking for people to fill…

Generation Now 2012 plans released

By Press Reports Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church will be hosting their fourth annual Generation Now Youth weekend on August 25-26. Generation Now is a weekend designed to get the point across that the job of changing this world for the…

Supes rescind order, discuss power plant

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held their August 8 meeting in front of a crowd of approximately 30 concerned citizens. Many came that were concerned about the 10 year in lieu tax agreement…

Planning meeting held for club

By Donna McKay, Ackerman 20th Century Club Reporter The Ackerman 20th Century Club had a planning meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. Nine members were present: Susan Shurden, Cherrie Robison, Tinker Forrester, Jeanith…

Three years and still reading

By Jan Ballard There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. ~Joseph Brodsky The Yarn Spinners Book Club is approaching its 3rd anniversary in October of this year. Just like some TV shows are…

BBL set Aug. 15

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Congressman Alan Nunnelee will be the guest speaker at the Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, August 15 at noon at the Choctaw County Community Center. The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to…