Area residents complete Financial Peace University

Pictured is (back row) Eugene Duran, Janice Thomas, Carrie Thomas, Brad Spencer, (middle) Frederick Smith, Ann Jones, Rebekah Jones, Maxine Carpenter, Christene Skinner, (front) Markelia Bishop, Kizzy Self.

From press reports


Congratulations to the participants who recently completed Financial Peace University. FPU is a nationally known curriculum widely publicized and created by financial specialist Dave Ramsey. The course is designed to teach money management and debt elimination … Read more

Woodmen Camp a success



Since 1890 Woodmen of the World, a not for profit fraternal benefit society, has been providing insurance and benefits to its members and helping to improve their communities. One such community project was the formation of Woodmen Summer … Read more

Henderson plays at All-Star game


The Winona Times

Magnum Henderson recently played for the Northwest Rankin Giants All-Star Team.  They placed 4th in the USSSA 7 yr old Coach Pitch World Series in Mandeville, LA July 3-6, 2013 to finish the All-Star season 17-6.  The Read more

Girlfriends Rock art show


From press reports


“GIRLFRIENDS ROCK completed this session with an art show on July 25 sharing their ‘yard art’, pots, bricks, and cement cylinders, with each other and some Broken Wings staff.

During this session the 14 women explored … Read more

New doctor on call

Dr. Gene Cathey recently joined the Pioneer Medical Clinic team. He is pictured with his family, (left to right) Bryce, Rene, Cathey holding Mary Jane and Macey.

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Expanding and improving healthcare is a priority of Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw. They are achieving this goal by adding more doctors and services.

Recently, they brought on Dr. Rene Cathey to the … Read more

Chamber welcomes back CCSD staff


The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce helped welcome back the teachers and staff of the Choctaw County School District on August 2.

The Chamber provided breakfast at the district’s countywide meeting for staff and teachers. School for the CCSD begins … Read more