Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rep. Hood speaks at Brown Bag Lunch

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

District 35 Rep. Joey Hood described his first legislative session as “an experience” to the Brown Bag Lunch group on June 20. Hood spoke the group about his experiences and learning “quite an education” … Read more

Reading Program slated for Library

By Staff and Press Reports

Prepare to DREAM BIG for the Summer Reading Program at the Choctaw County Library that begins July 5. The reading program will be held every Tuesday in July from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Choctaw … Read more

MPB encourages Summer Reading

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mississippi Public Broadcasting Company motivated and encouraged children in Weir to read.

MPB joined with the Weir Library to present a summer reading program, on June 19, to children attending the I Can … Read more

Supes open bids to re-roof hospital

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors opened bids to re-roof the current Choctaw County hospital in their June 18 board meeting.

District 3 Supervisor Chris McIntire, also board president, attended the meeting by phone. … Read more

No restructuring for CCSD for upcoming school year

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County School District will not restructure for the upcoming school year, 2012-2013.

Superintendent Glen Beard confirmed Friday, June 22, that the schools will not restructure for the upcoming school year.

“Choctaw County … Read more

Miller wins Buds of Spring Scholarship pageant

By Staff and Press Reports 
Vanessa Miller was the 2012 Buds of Spring Scholarship Pageant winner.  She is the daughter of Earlie and Ola Miller of Reform.  The proud grandparents are L.C. and Hurie Weeks of Reform and Squair and
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General Farmer’s Market Food Safety Training offered  

From press reports

The General Farmer’s Market Food Safety Training is a two hour workshop designed to teach the basics of food safety and regulations for processing foods in Mississippi. Training will cover food handling, sanitation and hygiene/health, fresh cut … Read more

Lane receives college football offers

By Ellen Graves
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Blue and gold aren’t just colors to Ackerman High School seniorQuinton Lane, they are a lifestyle.  Every Friday night in the fall, Lane steps out under the lights to play the game he loves:
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Sam G. “Luther” Ables June 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Sam G. “Luther” Ables, 81, were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Rev. Jerry Lawson officiated. Burial followed in Enon … Read more

Ribbon cutting to be held at Cissy’s Gym

By Ellen Graves

Cissy’s Gym will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their first year of business on June 30, 2012 at 9a.mat their location on West Main Street in Ackerman. The celebration will continue until 3p.m.

Cissy’s Gym … Read more