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Nutrition is key in reaching fitness goals

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Servic   STARKVILLE, Miss. — Local gyms are popular places in January, but good nutrition is just as critical as exercise in achieving fitness goals. Food consumed after workouts — known in sport…

Consider family dietary needs at parties

By Mr. Robert Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service   Many Americans celebrate birthdays, weddings, and other events by eating more food than normal. People who have or are at risk for diabetes must be more careful and health-conscious to maintain…

Students receive visit from local recruiter

From staff reports Students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center received a visit from local Army recruiter and Mississippi National Guard Staff Sergeant Joe McKnight Jan. 13. Sgt. McKnight wanted to address the students about career options following…

Gentiva Home Health renamed to Kindred

Submitted by Libby Grantham Gentiva Home Health and Hospice has been renamed Kindred At Home and Kindred Hospice to best reflect our participation in the nationwide Kindred Healthcare network of home health and hospice providers, nursing and rehabilitation centers and…

Workforce and GED classes offered locally

The Enterprise of Choctaw/Webster Counties Broken Wings Ministries in Choctaw County is spearheading the need to give all individuals a skill and/or training to obtain employment. A basic welding class through Holmes Community College Workforce Development starts Tuesday, January 14,…

CCCTC celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

Submitted Students and faculty at Choctaw County Career and Technology Center will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. This year’s tagline is Celebrate Today, Own Tomorrow! CTE…

Choctaw County begins search for football coach/AD

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Superintendent of Education says the school system hopes to be ready to hire a new head football coach and athletic director for Choctaw County High School by its February board meeting “We…