First Responders Dinner honors dedication, service

By Press and Staff Reports

The Chamber of Commerce hosted the First Responders Dinner on March 1
at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

The Chamber of Commerce sponsors the First Responders Dinner to honor
and thank all first … Read more

French Camp’s eye on the heavens

By Sylvia Dickson

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium is a ministry of French Camp
Academy and has touched the lives of thousands of people throughout
the world. It all began with the donation of a telescope and small
building in 1985 … Read more

French Camp Bed & Breakfast

By Sylvia Dickson

Many years ago, Jack Johnson, an FCA staff member, said that he
always felt somewhat helpless when visitors would say, “If you only
had a place we could stay, we’d love to look around.”1

Overnight Success
In … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more