Monthly Archives: January 2014

Start 2014 off right by kicking the habit

If quitting smoking is your New Year’s resolution this year, then you’re in good company. Plan ahead and make this healthy resolution a reality. Quitting smoking can be challenging. Help is only a phone call or a click away for…

Reward offered in woods fire

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Up to $5,000 reward is being offered to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for setting a woods fire on Henson Road on January 10. Mississippi Forestry Commission (Law Enforcement Division)…

Honor Roll

Choctaw County High School Honor Roll – 2nd 9 Weeks Superintendent’s Honor Roll 7th Grade – Nathan Cagle, Jason Haley, Sabrina Shields. 8th Grade – Allison Brown, Laiana Cork, Jack Miles, Shakeria Smith, Tyler Smith, Brice Utley. 10th Grade –…

Obituaries

Mrs. Julia Anne Putman Doss Jan. 15, 2014 Services for Julia Anne Putman Doss, 72, of Charleston were Jan. 18, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Charleston, where she was a member, with the Revs. Gary Adams and John Price…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I did some research on Epicurus (circa 341 – 270 B.C.), the author of epicureanism. The Athenian philosopher’s views on pleasure, freedom, and friendship influenced the Greco-Roman world. World…

Chargers take region win over Raleigh Lions

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   The Choctaw County High School boys and girls basketball teams enter the second week of region play looking to pick up some key wins. The Chargers split their first two region games last…

Furr named to Co-Lin President’s list

By Press Reports   WESSON – Chris Warren, director of admissions and records, announces there are 486 students on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Wesson Campus listed on the fall semester honor roll. Of this number, there are 116 on the President’s…

Honor Roll – French Camp Elementary

French Camp Elementary School Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks Superintendent’s List 1st Grade: Kate Beard, Kami Beard, Ellie-Grace Bouillion, Luke Burchfield, Brantley Denson, Elmar Gladney, Kinsley Goins, Baylee Henderson, Jon David Leach, Brennan McGlothin, Riley Pruitt, Ellen Ulerich 2nd Grade:…