Aldermen discuss insurance for future aldermen

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Future new aldermen for the Town of Ackerman will not be offered health insurance after the August 7 Ackerman Board of Aldermen meeting. 
The board briefly discussed the option of not offering future new
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Supervisors approve to finish out PT area

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Finishing out the physical therapy area of the new medical office building was discussed again in two Choctaw County Board of Supervisor meetings.

In the August 13 meeting, Steve Fontaine with Pioneer Health Systems, … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Potter’s Hand August 23 12:00-1:00 @ Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public. A lump of clay in a potter’s hand can become a beautiful, useful vessel. Lee Ann Williamson, Executive … Read more

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