Lions defeat Jaguars 21-20 in season opener

By Daniel Brunty The Choctaw Plaindealer

With mixed expectations for the Weir Lions football program this year, the team made a huge statement in their season opener in thrilling fashion by defeating the JZ George Jaguars 21-20.

The first quarter … Read more

Calendar of Events

The Potter’s Hand August 23 12:00-1:00 @ Choctaw County Extension Office via interactive video. Workshop is free and open to the public. A lump of clay in a potter’s hand can become a beautiful, useful vessel. Lee Ann Williamson, Executive … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Mark Bain Jackson Saturday, August 11, 2012 Memorial service for Mr. Mark Bain Jackson, 45, was held at 11 a.m., August 18, 2012 at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church near Sturgis. Rev. Randal Jackson, Rev. Gary Jackson and Rev. Gary … Read more

Pack a healthy lunch to feel better and save

Written by: Pamela Redwine, Nutrition and Food Safety Area Agent Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Director MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Do fast food meals make it hard to stick to a healthy eating plan? Don’t worry – eating … Read more

Observe children’s eye health and safety

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Child & Family Area Agent

According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 12.1 million school- age children, or one in four, has a vision impairment. Among preschool-age children, more than one in 20 has a vision … Read more

Job Fair held for Pioneer hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

More than 100 people lined up before 5 p.m. on August 16 for a chance to work at Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw County.

Pioneer held a Job Fair in Ackerman on August 16 … Read more