DYW Contestants do ‘Bake-and-Share’

DYW contestants deliver desserts they prepared. Pictured are from left to right:  Brynn Latham, Elizabeth Wilson, Mia McGinnis, Taylor Tuck, Kyla Perry, and Jean Ann Brock.

From press reports

On Presidents’ Day, the participants in this year’s Distinguished Young Woman Program were delighted to have Marina Loper instruct them on cookie decorating.

Participants met in the home of Loper, decorated cookies, and then went on to … Read more

Chamber Annual Meeting announced

By Chamber of Commerce

The Annual Meeting of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be held March 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Ackerman. The public is invited to attend the meeting where three Chamber Board … Read more

4-County reaches safety milestone

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From press reports

Employees of 4-County Electric Power Association are celebrating a safety milestone.

The local rural electric cooperative has worked 1 million hours without a lost-time accident, a monumental accomplishment based on national industry standards. 4-County reached the milestone … Read more

Sups hire VSO; discuss litigation

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made a decision on the Veterans Service Officer position, as well as discussing the upcoming litigation regarding Quantum.

The meeting began with the approval of the agenda, followed … Read more

Plan ahead to shed pounds before the wedding day


By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — For brides who want to shed a few pounds before their big day, nutrition experts recommend proper planning, not fad diets.

“Trendy diets, such as low-carbohydrate diets, are popular and can produce … Read more