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The Choctaw Medical Foundation is on a mission to support healthcare in the county through the installment of a sensory garden at the Choctaw County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Tyson Pompelia, the defending two-time champion for the Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon, says he is getting ready for the 39th running of the event which is scheduled for Saturday.
Paramedics Plus, of Tyler, Texas, a for-profit emergency medical service company, is in the process of acquiring LifeCare EMS which services a six county area, including Leake, Winston, Kemper, Scott, Newton and Noxubee Counties.
The number of youth volunteers are few and far between at the Choctaw Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and the Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home.
On July 14, 30 members of the Marine Raider Memorial March started a 900-mile journey across five states to honor the 15 Marines and U.S. Navy corpsman killed when their KC-130T aircraft crashed in Leflore County on July 10, 2017.
If you are looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, the Louisville Farmer’s Market, at Louisville Coliseum, is the place to be each Friday afternoon from 3:30 until 5:30.

Supes reduces interest payments on bond; discuss hospital finances

By BY DANIEL BRUNTY THE CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors made payments to the bond for the hospital to reduce interest payments as well as continued discussions regarding the finances of the hospital and its clinics during the board’s July 2 meeting at the Choctaw County Courthouse boardroom.










Franklin Corp. expanding

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

Franklin Corp., one of the largest privately owned furniture manufacturers in the United States, is expanding in Houston.
The expansion, a $2.731 million corporate investment, adds a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art raw materials warehouse and will create 60 new jobs over the next four years.





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