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Holiday Open House draws good crowd

From press reports

The annual Holiday Open House event drew a large crowd with events for the whole family. Santa Claus visited along with a Festival of Trees, crafts for the children, story time, musical performances and more.

The Festival … Read more

Emergency personnel learn from disaster drill

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Local emergency response personnel and the staff of the hospital are now more equipped to handle a disaster if one happens in Choctaw County.

The Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw held a disaster drill … Read more

Science of Agricultural Animals

By Press Reports

Poultry, a $2.4 billion dollar industry, is Mississippi’s number one agricultural industry. In 2011, there were approximately 765 million broilers produced in Mississippi on 1,478 farms.

With the addition of the Science of Agricultural Animals course offered … Read more

Area residents Graduate from MUW

The following students graduated in December from Mississippi University for Women. Shannon Black , a resident of Ackerman, MS graduated with a/an BA

Joni McCulloch , a resident of Ackerman, MS graduated with a/an MED. Founded in 1884 as the … Read more

Calendar of Events

Birthday celebration Grace Sloan Dec. 30 The family of Grace Sloan invites everyone to help her celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, December 30 at Hopewell Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. The church is located at 724 … Read more

Supes discuss med control, training for volunteer firefighters

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Med control and medical training for volunteer firefighters was discussed in the December 10 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors.

Weir Fire Department Chief Anthony McGee addressed the supervisors asking them why … Read more

Bomb threat at Courthouse

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

A bomb threat was called into the Choctaw County Courthouse on December 12.

This bomb threat was one of at least 29 others called into other Mississippi county courthouses which were all determined to … Read more

MHP steps up holiday enforcement

From press reports

In 1988 while in law school at Ole Miss, Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn lost his parents and younger sister to a drunk driver. Speaker Gunn says his entire, immediate family was taken in one moment.

“Since … Read more