Mississippi 4-H: Continuing to empower lives

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The 4-H Pet Pals Club learned about backyard birds during their November 3 meeting. They also visited with pet chickens, colored turkey pictures and had snacks.

From press reports

Since 4-H began more than 100 years ago, it has become the nation’s largest positive youth development and youth mentoring organization, empowering six million young people in the U.S. Today, 4-H serves youth in rural, urban, and … Read more

Moving towards the future

The Town of Weir recently announced the opening of it news walking track/park located besides the Weir Fire Department building. The track/park, which was a six-year process to complete, is now open and available to the public. Town officials plan to host a dedication ceremony and ribbon-cutting in the near future.

As the Town of Weir looks towards another year of making progress in Choctaw County, its residents are seeing change daily as economic and industrial opportunities present themselves.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Town of Weir is … Read more

First Responders Dinner a huge success

4-County Electric Association Lineman

By Amanda McBride, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

First Responders are always on standby waiting on the next call for help. First Responders, paid and volunteer, are all around us including our family, friends, neighbors and strangers. These heroes often … Read more

Loper achieving his dreams with a ‘bench’ view

Judge Loper on the bench

How a small town boy was able to achieve his childhood dream with a dedication and work ethic that shows the spirit of Choctaw County

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Many people never get the opportunity to live out … Read more