Holiday Open House draws good crowd

From press reports

The annual Holiday Open House event drew a large crowd with events for the whole family. Santa Claus visited along with a Festival of Trees, crafts for the children, story time, musical performances and more.

The Festival … Read more

Emergency personnel learn from disaster drill

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Local emergency response personnel and the staff of the hospital are now more equipped to handle a disaster if one happens in Choctaw County.

The Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw held a disaster drill … Read more

Science of Agricultural Animals

By Press Reports

Poultry, a $2.4 billion dollar industry, is Mississippi’s number one agricultural industry. In 2011, there were approximately 765 million broilers produced in Mississippi on 1,478 farms.

With the addition of the Science of Agricultural Animals course offered … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Howard Cecil Ray

Mr. Howard Cecil Ray, 87, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Mississippi State Veteran’s Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi.

Visitation was at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church in Louisville, Mississippi, on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, … Read more

Basketball in county wrapup before holidays

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

Ackerman The Ackerman Indians traveled to Eupora Tuesday, Dec. 11 to tip off against the Eagles. The Lady Indians took the court first against the Lady Eagles, and dropped a 39-35 close decision.

Iasia … Read more