The library currently has 376 patrons; 155 joined in May and 221 joined in June. 450 books were checked out in May, and a whopping 1,500 books were checked out in June.
Two school district employees serve community in multiple ways.
Tim Cutts and Shuni Coffey are not only the mayors of Ackerman and Weir, they are also dedicated members of the school system.
Cutts has been a bus driver for Choctaw County for a couple of years now, and Mayor Coffey has served as a teacher in Weir since 2005.
After 20 years at the North American Coal Corporation in Ackerman, Mike Thomas is preparing for retirement. The pictures have already been removed from his walls, but he hasn’t closed his door just yet.
The Choctaw County School District continues to work on its summer projects during June, including the ongoing demolition and construction work at the old Jr. High building located on the Weir Elementary School campus.