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Pack a healthy lunch to feel better and save

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition and Food Safety Area Agent Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Do fast food meals make it hard to stick to a healthy eating plan? Don’t worry – eating … Read more

Observe children’s eye health and safety

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Child & Family Area Agent

According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 12.1 million school- age children, or one in four, has a vision impairment. Among preschool-age children, more than one in 20 has a vision … Read more

Job Fair held for Pioneer hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

More than 100 people lined up before 5 p.m. on August 16 for a chance to work at Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw County.

Pioneer held a Job Fair in Ackerman on August 16 … Read more

WAC student attends Summer MathCamp II

OXFORD, Miss. – The Center for Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Mississippi hosted three weeklong sessions of its annual MathCamp program on campus this summer for students in grades 5-8.

Anna Farmer, a student at Weir Attendance … Read more

Price awarded Centennial Scholarship at MUW

By Press Reports

Alyssa Price of Ackerman has been awarded the highest honor for receiving the Centennial Scholarship from Mississippi University for Women.

Price is a 2012 graduate of Ackerman High School where she was salutatorian for her class. She … Read more

Tips for increasing physical activity

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition and Food Safety Area Agent Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County

Make physical activity a regular part of the day. Choose activities that you enjoy and can … Read more

Burton addresses parents at Weir Open House

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Shane Burton, Weir Attendance Center principal, addresses parents, students and staff during the recent WAC Open House. Burton is beginning his first year as principals at WAC. He has taught and coached for almost … Read more

Pioneer to hold Job Fair

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw is preparing for the new hospital in more ways than one. The new hospital in Choctaw County is currently under construction but Pioneer is looking for people to fill … Read more