Chamber provides support to small businesses

By Lara Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   What support does the Chamber provide for small businesses through membership dues? This week I would like to share a few of those benefits, which are exclusive and unique…

Back to School Field Day planned

By Press Reports   On August 3 the Choctaw County High School Alumni Association will sponsor its Fifth Annual Back to School Field Day in Ackerman at the Tom Glasgow Park. All school-aged children along with their parents are invited…

Proud to lead Choctaw County High School

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer A new era is has begun in Choctaw County with the creation of the Choctaw County High School. This school year will be the first for CCHS as students, staff and parents come together…

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to be shown around the state in August. Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an 80-minute movie co-produced by noted attorney and author Mike…

St. Luke completes Building Strong Families course

Members of St. Luke Full Gospel Church recently completed the 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage class. Pictured is (left to right) (front)  Angela Miller, Loretta Miller, Dorothy Miller, and Pastor Levon Murphy, (back) Carl Fair, Shan Patterson, Delores Murphy, and Billie Murphy.

By Press Reports   Congratulations to the most recent class to complete the Building Strong Families (BSF), marriage education workshop entitled 8 Habits of a Successful Marriage. The classes, free of charge, were held at St. Luke Full Gospel Church…

Consider recovery options for storm-damaged trees

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Horticulturist Coastal Research & Extension Center   Mississippi landscapers often see favorite trees fall victim to lightning, strong winds and other elements, especially during tropical storm season, leaving the owners to make hard decisions on…