GIRLFRIENDS @ Broken Wings visit Knepp family

L-R Charlotte, Veronica & Annie, Sr Alies, Lynn, Janice, Vicki, Francie, (chair) Mary Ellen & Nevaeh, Edwina

From press reports

Feb 6 was a wonderful day when some of the GIRLFRIENDS @ Broken Wings went to Brooksville & Macon to share in art, food and Bible study with the KNEPP FAMILY.

It’s hard to believe sometimes that … Read more

Little Sisters offer support during DYW Program

Pictured are contestants and little sisters learning opening number

From press reports

Everyone needs a little encouragement and help sometime and that is just what a Little Sister offers to a Distinguished Young Woman Contestant.

DYW Contestants choose two ladies to serve as Little Sisters during the local program. … Read more

District reading fair held

Richard Ricardo

From press reports

On Friday, January 9, 2015, the District Reading Fair was held at Weir Elementary School.

The 1st place winners from … Read more

Director’s Cut is a cut above

Ballard and Lee

Submitted by Jan Ballard, Mississippi State Extension Service – Choctaw County

Director’s Cut –

n. noun
1. The version of a film in which the editing process is overseen, executed, or approved by the director, usually including footage not … Read more

Class fun

Beard FCE and Molly

Mrs. Julie Chase’s second grade class has been learning about static electricity.  Mr. Glen Beard, Superintendent of Education, visited the classroom and helped the students conduct a science experiment .  The students were learning how to conduct an experiment and … Read more

Headstart studies Science and Nature


The Reform Head Start was studying Science and Nature the week of Feb. 2nd-6th. The classes conducted several science experiments and talked about seed germination, the life cycles of the butterfly and other living organisms.

The children were encouraged to … Read more

Donation help

Robbie-Michael Coal Mine Donation 003

Mike Thomas of North American Coal presents Robbie Denson with a check to French Camp Elementary for the school’s library.  Thanks to North American Coal for supporting students in the Choctaw County School District stated the school staff.… Read more

Chamber, District learn from MEDC Conference

Submitted Photo
Debbie Bunkelman, Ron Bennett, Donna McKay, and Amanda McBride attended the Mississippi Economic Development Council Winter Conference on February 5 in Jackson.

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Utilizing social media and digital marketing are two ways that will help grow the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce in the future.

The Chamber plans to use knowledge gained during the Mississippi Economic Development … Read more

Choctaw Medical Clinic opens in Weir


From press reports

Choctaw Medical Clinic of Weir, located at 780 Main Street, opened its doors on Monday, February 2nd. Cherryl Avent, CFNP, will be providing care to patients of all ages, including children six months and older.

The clinic … Read more