Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 31 Junior College Basketball 1 p.m. EMCC vs. Garrett College FRIDAY, JAN. 2 Prep Basketball TBA Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered) TBA Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered) Men’s College Basketball 7 p.m. Florida State at Mississippi…

Editorial Roundup – 12/31/14

20 states raise minimum wage Editorial by Jack Ryan With an evenly divided government in Washington in 2015 — President Obama is a Democrat, and Republicans will control both houses of Congress — the political stalemate on the minimum wage…

Several Chargers honored on All-Region 5-3A Team

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer Choctaw County High School senior quarterback JaMarcus Bradley was named the Overall MVP for Region 5-3A, while seven other Chargers were selected to the All-Region 5-3A Football Team. Bradley rushed for 2,606 yards and…

Letter to the Editor – 12/31/14

Thanks to the community   Mighty Gospel Shepherds expanded their ministry this Christmas by adopting families. We were able to bless a few families this year. This is one way we thank the community for supporting us throughout the year.

In Our Community – 12/31/14

Happy New Year By Lisa Harris This year has passed by so fast that soon it will be a part of our distant past. These twelve calendar months that we repeat annually seem to fly by faster each year. It…

Calendar of Events – 12/31/14

100 Women in Hats, 100 Men in Vests Program Jan. 18, 3 p.m. First United Methodist Church in Weir cordially invites each of you to attend our 100 Women in Hats and 100 Men in Vests Program on Jan. 18…

Choctaw County boys off to strong start

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer The Chargers of Choctaw County High School are hoping to keep up their winning ways when they return to the court in the East Webster Invitational on Jan. 8-9. “We are playing pretty good…