Turning the Tide on Poverty receives award

Submitted by Choctaw County MSU Extension Service More than one out of every five people living in Choctaw County is in poverty. Poverty levels are highest for female headed households (50%) and children under age 5 (30.5%). With 31% of…

Ramirez named DYW of Choctaw County

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer After a night “Under the Sea” and talented presentations from eight Choctaw County juniors, Marilyn Ramirez was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Choctaw County 2014. Ramirez is the daughter of Roman and Maria…

Supervisors discuss county fund usage

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins requested the Board of Supervisors loan his district $59,000 from the county-wide fund, in their March 11 board meeting. Collins said he would like to borrow the money so…

CCSD federal court case continued

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The federal court case that will determine if and when the Choctaw County School District will consolidate has been moved to April 2. According to court documents, a telephone conference was held on March…

AES Pre-k registration this week

By Press Reports Pre-k registration for AES will be March 18 – 22. The children will register for a time to have a screening done at the school between March 25 and April 5. Students may register during the screening…