Girlfriends learn craft, Bible study

By Staff and Press Reports Learning a new craft, meeting new people and enjoying Bible Study is what Girlfriends is all about. Girlfriends 1 is part of the Broken Wings Ministry and is led or mentored by Sr. Alies Therese…

Fab Fridays features diabetes

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Ellen Wallace, diabetic education coordinator, with The Diabetic Shoppe, briefly explains diabetes and gives everyone tips on living healthier especially with diabetes. A few of her simple tips on living healthier are: set one…

School Board discuss calendar

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The 2013-2014 School Calendar was debated in the February 11 Choctaw County School Board meeting. The board pulled this item out of the consent agenda to discuss. Ward 5 School Board Member Mike Thomas,…

Plans for hospital building a topic in supes meeting

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Plans for the current hospital in Choctaw County were a topic of discussion in the February 11 Board of Supervisors meeting. Steve Fontaine, vice president of hospital operations for Pioneer Health Services, said Pioneer…

Speaker announced for First Responders Dinner

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Chamber of Commerce will host the First Responders Dinner on Friday, March 1, at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman, Miss. Robert Latham, Jr., Director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)…