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Girlfriends learn craft, Bible study

By Staff and Press Reports

Learning a new craft, meeting new people and enjoying Bible Study is
what Girlfriends is all about.

Girlfriends 1 is part of the Broken Wings Ministry and is led or
mentored by Sr. Alies Therese … Read more

Fab Fridays features diabetes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ellen Wallace, diabetic education coordinator, with The Diabetic Shoppe, briefly explains diabetes and gives everyone tips on living healthier especially with diabetes.

A few of her simple tips on living healthier are: set one … Read more

School Board discuss calendar

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The 2013-2014 School Calendar was debated in the February 11 Choctaw County School Board meeting. The board pulled this item out of the consent agenda to discuss.

Ward 5 School Board Member Mike Thomas, … Read more

Plans for hospital building a topic in supes meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Plans for the current hospital in Choctaw County were a topic of discussion in the February 11 Board of Supervisors meeting.

Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations for Pioneer Health Services, said Pioneer … Read more

Speaker announced for First Responders Dinner

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce will host the First Responders Dinner on Friday, March 1, at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, Miss.

Robert Latham, Jr., Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) … Read more

Volunteer Fire departments vital to communities

By Chris Coleman, county fire coordinator

The first fire department in America was established in Boston, Massachusetts in 1679. Since that time, fire departments have become a crucial part of keeping cities, towns, communities, and wildlife safe from the dangers … Read more

French Camp Elementary pageant winners announced

By Press Reports

Recently, French Camp Elementary School held is first annual Miss Southern Belle pageant. All proceeds raised benefit funds and activities within the school. French Camp Elementary School-Miss Southern Belle Pageant 2012-2013 Winners 0-3 year olds: (Baby Miss) … Read more

Supervisors question Pioneer on several issues

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Discussion of inventory issues and others prompts Lauren Williams, hospital administrator, to leave the Choctaw County Board of Supervisor meeting on February 4.

In this meeting, District 3 Supervisor Chris McIntire, also board president, … Read more