Education notes

Choctaw County Residents Among Ole Miss Freshmen to Receive 2012-13 Scholarships The following University of Mississippi freshmen were awarded scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year based on criteria that included academic and leadership credentials: Dylan Patrick Bagwell Ackerman MS 39735…

Pratt retires from Reform Panhandle Head Start

By Press Reports A Retirement Celebration honoring Mrs. Geneva Weeks Pratt was held on Saturday, January 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Starkville. Geneva Pratt served as Center Manager for Reform Panhandle Head Start 45 years. She directed recruiting, motivated…

Community Blood Drive set

From press reports Mississippi Blood Services is holding its annual “Super Donor” Blood Drive Promotion from January 28 through February 1. All donors who donate blood at any blood drive or blood draw station will be registered for a chance…

Supervisors discuss volunteer day at lake

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Take Pride in America Day was a topic of discussion at the January 14 meeting of the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors. Bobby Claybrook with the US Forest Service, Tombigbee, was at the meeting…

Open House slated for Pioneer Medical

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer An open house for the Pioneer Medical Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Pioneer Medical Clinic is the newest edition to the Pioneer family. This clinic is the new…