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Fall allergies are common problems

Written by: Dr. Carla Stanford, Regional Health Specialist
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 662-285-6337

With Fall officially here, there is a returned love for being outdoors without swimming in sweat but with the … Read more

Calendar of Events – 9/24/2014

Revival
Sept. 24-26

True Restoration Christian Church invites you to Fall Revival on September 24-26 at 7 p.m. nightly. Speakers are Apostle Charles and Mary Johnson. Church is located at 1523 N. Louisville Street, Ackerman. Pastor is Ronald Lundell.

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Wildlife Outdoor Learning Festival set

By Press Reports

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is hosting the Wildlife Outdoor Learning Festival on Saturday, September 27 from 9 AM to 2 PM to celebrate Mississippi wildlife, outdoor recreation, and nature-inspired art.  … Read more

Using Social Media for business class offered by Chamber

A past class held at the Chamber.;

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi State Extension Service eBeat team will be hosting an education workshop titled “Using Social Media for Your Business.” This workshop is focused on all types … Read more

RAT Pack performs at WES

9-17 WES-Rat pack performs1

From press reports

Students at Weir Elementary School learned all about why tobacco is bad for you during a performance by the RAT Pack on September 10.

“RAT, or Reject All Tobacco, is the only tobacco-free campaign in the country … Read more

Troop 41 to retire American Flag

Retire Flag

On Saturday, September 13 the Ackerman Woodmen of the World Lodge 373 donated a new American flag to The Choctaw Regional Medical Center to replace their existing faded American flag.… Read more

Ackerman Fire Chief resigns, Stricklin appointed chief

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ackerman Fire Chief Carroll Mewbourn has resigned as fire chief. The Ackerman Board of Aldermen approved his resignation in their September 9 meeting. Mewbourn served as chief for four years. He will continue serving … Read more

Z-Hope Project

Z-Hope

Picture front row: Monica Huntley- Pearlette, Meghan Jennings- Amicette, Kiara Hardy- Pearlette  Back row left: LaCourtney Landfair, Cassie Bates- Huntley- Youth Advisor, Arnita Riley-Chapter President, Gloria Cotton, Lasonja Hardy-Youth Advisor, and Latonya Hardy- Z-HOPE Coordinator.

In honor of Childhood Cancer Month, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated; Rho Nu Zeta Chapter and its youth auxiliaries educated the community through a Z-Hope Project that focus on (Childhood Cancer) and ways to help families cope with the disease.… Read more