On Monday, June 3, engineer Marty Crowder reported to the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors concerning the near completion of projects at the Ackerman-Choctaw County Airport; the Board voted unanimously to approve the following measures:
• Payment to Anderson Construction in the amount of $65K.
On Tuesday, June 4, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Ackerman Board of Aldermen heard a presentation from the Ackerman Aspire Team spokesperson Deanie Graves; several other team members were present at the meeting.
In their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 13, the Choctaw County School District Board of Education John Hooks of Adams & Reese concerning the Desegregation Order of 1970. It was reported that the District has achieved unitary status and is no longer under the order. No action was required on this matter.
In a called meeting on Thursday, May 16, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors heard from Lara Bowman, Executive Director of the Enterprise, concerning the interest of Polo Custom Products in leasing the Hardwire building which was vacated when Hardwire recently moved its operations to Louisville.
In their meeting of Monday, May 6, the Choctaw County Board of Supervisors met with members of the Choctaw Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees who were requesting a grant from the County in the amount of $649K. Medical Center CFO Steve Maranelli reported that the hospital is able to meet its operating costs, but not to satisfy the debt.
In recent months, Ackerman and Choctaw County residents have seen some very positive changes along Ackerman’s Main St. in the way of a beautification project. The project was set in motion when Choctaw County became a part of the Aspire Mississippi program in 2018.