Supervisors eyeing ambulance service

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David Grayson with MedStat EMS addresses the Board of Supervisors

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

David Grayson, Director of Operations and Tim Wade, Operations Manager for MedStat Emergency Medical Services were asked to come before the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors at their January 19, 2016 meeting.

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Small town traditions and big time enjoyment

Long-time men of the church cooking up eggs.

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Small towns, like those here in Choctaw County and surrounding counties, are true treasures.  I grew up in a small town in Winston County, went to college, and moved to Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city … Read more

CCHS participates in science fair competition

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Students from Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair. Pictured are the Region V Winners (Front row left to right) Daijah Henley, Hannah Jones, Ayana Taylor, Morgan McDaniel, Lizzie Thomas (Second row left to right) Jeremy Miller, Conner Black, David Ramirez. (Third row left to right) Justin Paulk, Austin Fulgham. Not pictured: Jasmyne Thomas

By Amber Vowell
Assistant Principal
Choctaw County High School

Recently, students from the Choctaw County High School’s Physical Science classes, taught by Ms. Emily Cade, participated in a District and Region V Science & Engineering Fair.… Read more

Choctaw County Scout Eagles honored

In attendance at the annual recognition dinner from the 2015 Tom Morgan Class of Eagle Scouts are seated (from left to right) James David May, Benjamin Austin Ryals, William Thomas May, 2015 Eagle Class Honoree Tom Morgan, Jason James Roberson Jr., James Cassidy Ivy, and Robert Tyler Webb. Standing (from left to right) Jacob Franklin Reed, Anthony Kyle Lucas, Matthew Daniel Gent, Bobby Justin Morgan, William Brett Bailey, Justin Ray Rickels, and Bradley Curtis.  
 

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Saturday, February 6, 2016 The Pushmataha Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, honored the 2015 Tom Morgan Class of Eagle Scouts during an annual recognition dinner at The Mill Conference Center in Starkville.… Read more

Mississippi 4-H: Continuing to empower lives

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Local 4-H members promoting the “I am 4-H” campaign

By Juli Hughes
Choctaw County
MSU Extension Office

Since 4-H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. today.… Read more