First Responder Dinner turns five

Weir Police Department

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Turning Five years old may not be a big deal to some, but it is if you’re Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce Director, Donna McKay.… Read more

Chamber of Commerce welcomes three new Board members

Photos by Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce 
James , Newlin, Woods

By Amanda McBride/Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce and its members welcomed a new Board of Directors earlier this month. Three new Directors have joined the Board along with four existing Directors.… Read more

4-County Foundation helping Choctaw County

Chuck Bailey/Staff
Choctaw County Sheriff, Cloyd Halford, holds a check his department received at this years’ First Responders Dinner from the 4-County Foundation to purchase body cameras

By Brad Barr
4-County Communications Director

Fifty-one organizations in 4-County’s nine-county service area have received awards from the cooperative’s Foundation since its inception in February 2015.

Through the generosity of 4-County members, that’s a total of over $153,800 dollars dispersed … Read more

Local extension agent celebrates Reading Day

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Darrell Banks reading to Choctaw County Elementary Students

By Darrell Banks
Choctaw County
MSU Extension Office

Rarely does going to work mean reading a fun book out loud to an eager audience, but Wednesday, March 2, that is what it meant for me, Darrell Banks, Choctaw County Agent … Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/30/2016

Book Drive
United Way’s United We Read Book Drive is underway. If you have any gently used books you want to get off your shelves, we want them! Ackerman has drop off locations at the Choctaw Extension Service and Art’s … Read more