Ackerman Elementary achieves A rating in state testing

By Glen Blaine, AES Principal

When discussions are brought up concerning state championships, many too often think of one of our high school sports achieving that hard to reach pinnacle. There are other areas in which a championship can be … Read more

McKay promoted to Chamber director

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce has a new leader at its helm but she is no stranger to the organization. Donna McKay was promoted to Chamber of Commerce Executive Director on October 6. … Read more

New leadership team at Hospital, Nursing Center

Photo by Amanda McBride
Jamie Rodgers-CEO of Choctaw County Regional Medical Center, Rick Jenkins-President of the CCRMC Board of Trustees and Jan Maddux-Administrator of the Choctaw Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

By Press Reports

The Choctaw Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees is excited to announce Jamie P. Rodgers, FACHE, of Memphis, Tenn. and Jan Maddux of Durant, as the new leadership team off the Choctaw County Regional Medical Center and … Read more

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11-5 WES-Red Ribbon-Skit

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WES celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Weir Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 27-31, to promote drug free awareness in the school. Ms. McCool’s 5th & 6th grade students presented a skit, “Users R Losers”, … Read more

Veteran’s Day Ceremony slated Nov. 11

By Press Reports

VFW Post 5569 will sponsor the Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Veterans Day Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., at the National Guard Armory on Hwy 12 East in Ackerman. Guest speaker will be Lt. Colonel Michael A. Hunter, … Read more

French Camp’s Historical Highlight Luncheon, Nov. 11

By Press Reports

The writings of local historian and poet, the late Mrs. Virginia Carlisle, will be the topic of the next Historical Highlight Luncheon, noon, at French Camp Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Carlisle compiled a remarkable collection of old newspaper … Read more