Monthly Archives: April 2015

In Our Community – 04/29/15

God’s Love By Evangelist Francie Hemphill God love is like a bouquet of yellow, long stem roses. They are beautiful to the one who behold them. That you heavenly father I will forever praise your holy name just because who…

Sports Schedules – 04/29/15

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 College Softball 6 pm. — Ole Miss at Mississippi Valley State THURSDAY, APRIL 30 Prep Softball 5:30 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Starkville Christian

Civil War – April 9, 1865 continued….

Submitted by C.J. Johnson Redstate.com provides the following perspective of the end of the surrender meeting on April 9, 1865. “At four p.m. Lee departed McClean house to carry the news of surrender to his army. What followed was even…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/29/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I came upon the word cynosure, pronounced “SIGH-nuh-sure” or “SIN-uh-sure.” This noun means something that gets attention because of its brilliance and interest. Something that provides guidance or direction…

Sound off

Choctaw County Veterans Service Office Serving those who served By Mark Bunn SFC, USA (Retired) Veterans Service Officer First and foremost I want to thank God for the great country that we live in! Next I want to Thank the…

Kudzu has many uses, names

By James L. Cummins Special to The Plaindealer Introduced from Japan into the United States in 1876, kudzu was originally promoted as a forage crop and an ornamental plant. Kudzu has been given several nicknames such as foot-a-night vine, mile-a-minute…

Ackerman among USPS to collect food

USPS carriers will collect food as they deliver mail Saturday, May 9 — Stamp Out Hunger JACKSON MS — On Saturday, May 9, residents across America will be asked to join the U.S. Postal Service and its delivery carriers to…