Monthly Archives: March 2014

Chamber business seminar held

Photos by Donna McKay
Steve Hughes, Derek Cutts and Bo Studdie learn the first steps to starting a business from Deborah Scott.

By Staff and Press Reports

Six participants took advantage of the free seminar on Starting a Business the First Steps with instructor Deborah Scott. Topics during the… Read more

Warm the Heart, Phase Two set

Submitted photo

Submitted by: Jan Ballard, Choctaw County Extension Service

As stated in an earlier article (January), heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States, with 1 in 4 dying of heart attack and … Read more

Mayor signs proclamation

Photo by Amanda McBride
Ackerman Mayor Dick Cain signs a proclamation declaring March 2014 as American Red Cross Month.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Earlier this month Ackerman Mayor Dick Cain signed a proclamation declaring March 2014 as American Red Cross Month.

“We dedicate the month of … Read more

Homecoming set for The Blackwood Brothers Quartet

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By Rev. Buddy Smith
Joyful Noise Quartet

Joyful Noise Quartet invites you to Choctaw County Homecoming concert featuring the legendary Blackwood Brothers Quartet at Ackerman Baptist Church, Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm. There is no … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is a word that sounds like it might pertain to teaching, but does not? Tell me the word that you can use for having a tendency in favor of … Read more

In our community – A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Keep your feet when you go into the house of the Lord, and be more ready to hear, then to give the sacrifice of fools. For they consider not that they do evil. Be not … Read more