New events planned for JuneFest 2013

Submitted by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The 2013 Choctaw County JuneFest Committee met at the Chamber of
Commerce office on Tuesday, March 5, to make decisions impacting
JuneFest 2013.

JuneFest will incorporate the Turning the Tide on Poverty Flea … Read more

First Responders Dinner honors dedication, service

By Press and Staff Reports

The Chamber of Commerce hosted the First Responders Dinner on March 1
at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the First Responders Dinner to honor
and thank all first … Read more

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp
Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout
the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small
building in 1985 … Read more

French Camp Bed & Breakfast

By Sylvia Dickson

Many years ago, Jack Johnson, an FCA staff member, said that he
always felt somewhat helpless when visitors would say, “If you only
had a place we could stay, we’d love to look around.”1

Overnight Success
In … Read more

Turning the Tide on Poverty receives award

Submitted by Choctaw County MSU Extension Service

More than one out of every five people living in Choctaw County is in

Poverty levels are highest for female headed households (50%) and
children under age 5 (30.5%). With 31% of … Read more

Ramirez named DYW of Choctaw County

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

After a night “Under the Sea” and talented presentations from eight
Choctaw County juniors, Marilyn Ramirez was named the Distinguished
Young Woman of Choctaw County 2014.

Ramirez is the daughter of Roman and Maria … Read more

Supervisors discuss county fund usage

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins requested the Board of
Supervisors loan his district $59,000 from the county-wide fund, in
their March 11 board meeting.

Collins said he would like to borrow the money so … Read more

CCSD federal court case continued

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The federal court case that will determine if and when the Choctaw
County School District will consolidate has been moved to April 2.

According to court documents, a telephone conference was held on
March … Read more

AES Pre-k registration this week

By Press Reports

Pre-k registration for AES will be March 18 – 22.

The children will register for a time to have a screening done at the
school between March 25 and April 5.

Students may register during the screening … Read more