Prairie Opportunity hosts summer reading program

The summer reading program sponsored by Prairie Opportunity, Inc. held its Awards program and luncheon on July 29. The children that participated in the program showed what they had learned over the summer by reading some of their favorite books in front of family and friends in attendance.
Photo by Daniel Brunty

Submitted by Mattie S. McDaniels

A summer reading program entitled “R.E.A.D. for Fun (Read Everyday After Dinner)” for grades 1-6 was started in Ackerman in June and ran through July 31. Classes were Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. … Read more

Dixie Pan Club July 2015 meeting held


On July 15 Dixie Pan met at the home of Alice Belk. We kicked the meeting off with a program by Leland James of Sturgis. The last time we saw Leland, he was using a chainsaw to sculpt wonderful things … Read more

Employee of the month

Pictured left to right:Jan Maddux, Administrator, Lisa Dawson, CNA, and Kim Fulcher, DON at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s Employee of the Month

Ackerman, MS – Congratulations to Lisa Dawson, CNA at Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for being chosen Employee of the Month. … Read more

Open house


Recently, the Choctaw County High School hosted an Open House on Aug. 4 to welcome students to school. Several students and parents visited the classrooms, met the teachers, and toured the campus. … Read more

First Day

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Ms. Cynthia Long and Ms. Jennifer Zirlott at AES Pre-K celebrated the First Day of School.… Read more

More counties sign agreement with MDOC

JACKSON – A dozen more counties have signed an agreement with the Mississippi Department of Corrections to house and work state inmates without reimbursement.

Twenty-six of the 30 original counties now are participating in the new Joint State County Work … Read more