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Students celebrate Arbor Day at the Red Hills Mine

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Students work with teachers and volunteers to plant trees.

From press reports

The fourth grade students of the Choctaw County School District celebrated Arbor Day on April 24, 2015.

Judy Briggs with the Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District previously visited each fourth grade class before the tour … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirts on sale now

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

It’s time now to order your 2015 Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirt. Deadline to order is May 22.

The t-shirt features a Southern Belle design of a guitar with Pine Tree Music Fest … Read more

Award winners

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The Elite Mississippi Cheer Tiny Squad competed at the Deep South Beach Nationals in Orange Beach, Alabama and won First Place in the Tiny Level One Division. … Read more

Pre-K and Kindergarten classes at WES hold Fun Day

Students pictured are from Mrs. Raines and Mrs. Ellen McMullen class as well as Mrs. Talley and Mrs. Fannie McMullen’s class.

From press reports

The Kindergarten classes at Weir Elementary School have worked extremely hard this year mastering the Kindergarten objectives. Some of the objectives include understanding story elements, reading and spelling words, writing sentences, and addition and subtraction.… Read more

Reading Success

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Ackerman Elementary Kindergarten Students Complete Reading Challenge

Our SuperStar Reading incentive was quite a success! The AES kindergarten students were challenged to earn 5,000 Star … Read more

State Award

Sharon K. James is shown being awarded, “The Spirit of Advising” award by Valerie Taylor, the Ms. Department of Education State FCCLA Advisor.

Culinary Arts (Prostart) Teacher Receives State Award

Sharon K. James, Culinary Arts (ProStart) teacher, from Choctaw County Career and Technology Center received the “The Spirit of Advising” award during the annual FCCLA conference held in Jackson, MS. … Read more

Visit from

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Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, who announced his candidacy for the vacant First Congressional District seat on March 9, visited the Choctaw County Courthouse on May 5. Tagert was there to meet with the people and county officials of … Read more