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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.

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

Calendar of Events

AES Pre-k registration March 18-22
Pre-k registration for AES will be Mar. 18th – 22nd. The children
will register for a time to have a screening done at the school
between Mar. 25th and April 5th. Students may register during … Read more

Future looking bright for Ackerman Indians

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

First-year Ackerman head coach Patrick Nutt knows exactly what team
has given the Indians the most trouble this year — its the Indians
themselves.

“I was telling the team the other day, the only … Read more

MSU students recognized at regional ASA meeting

From press reports

STONEVILLE –Two Mississippi State University students placed in
competitions at the Southern Branch of the American Society of
Agronomy annual meeting February in Orlando, Fla.

MSU agronomy student Jennifer Corbin of Cleveland placed second in
the graduate … Read more