At their regular monthly meeting, on Monday, April 8, the Choctaw County Board of Education dealt with several matters. The Board heard a discussion of whether or not to accept a student to attend the Choctaw County School District after the student was released by the Attala County School Board.
At their regularly scheduled meeting, on Tuesday, April 9, the Weir Board of Aldermen voted 4-0 to hire two part-time police officers: Mike Pruitt and Roger McKinley. Alderman Corey Simpson was not present at the meeting.
The Ackerman Board of Aldermen met on Tuesday, April 2, for their regularly scheduled meeting which covered several routine issues.
It is only normal that we, as members of the human family, form bonds and connections with special people, places, things, even special music. And Choctaw County author, Benny Graves, believes that maybe without realizing it we connect with trees, as well.
The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held its second meeting of March on Monday, the 25th which was rescheduled from March 18. During a meeting the Board took up several issues as follows:
At this time last year the Choctaw County Library was not even in operation, but since reopening on May 7, 2018 the library has added many important and needed services to the county.
The mission of the Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is to serve, represent and enhance business growth and success and promote the community as a positive place to live, work and visit.
In describing the importance of the Choctaw Regional Medical Center to the community, CEO/Administrator, Jamie Rodgers said, “It’s paramount. Having a stable healthcare system in a community is one of the top three important things,” along with security and education.