Letter to the Editor – 03/16/2016

Concerns over new football facility I have a few questions that are related to the Choctaw County School Board’s plan to purchase land and build a new football facility. Why was there a need for a special meeting to be…

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year…

Hospital Board of Trustees opens meetings

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer A new law requiring public hospital boards to open their meetings to the public and media took effect January 1, 2016. Senate Bill 2407 passed during the 2015 term of the state legislature. The…

Pesticide Applicator’s Training set for Mar. 28

From Staff Reports There will be a Pesticide Applicator’s Training (PAT) held at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman Monday, March 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. A private pesticide applicator is defined by law as one who uses an supervises