Monthly Archives: August 2017

Local student among MSU grads

From press reports   Mississippi State University has released the graduation list for the 2017 spring term for Choctaw County.   Spring commencement ceremonies were held May 5 and 6 at MSU.   Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I’ve been writing about interpersonal communication theories. Austin Babrow and Katie Striley point out that problematic integration theory describes the communicative creation and experience of uncertainty as part of a broader perspective on challenges of belief and desire.   Babrow,…

Hobbs to speak at next Highlight Luncheon

Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz French Camp’s August 8 Historical Highlight speaker will be Becky Hobbs, author of How Big is Your God? The Spiritual Legacy of Sam Patterson, Evangelist. Becky will be sharing about her experience writing this book…

Searching the Scripture

Pastor Steve Ellison   Searching the Scriptures is a commendable work.  Acts 17:11 praises the Bereans, “Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were…

4-County warns of potential scam

From press reports   4-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a potential collections scam.   Association officials are warning members to beware of anyone posing as a 4-County employee calling member homes and/or businesses to…

Summer Reading Program ends with a celebration

By Carlie Myers The Choctaw Plaindealer   The summer reading program R.E.A.D. for Fun (Read Everyday After Dinner)” for first through sixth graders held its Awards and Recognition Celebration on July 27th.  The program was first put into effect in…

McCain votes for bipartisanship

When U.S. Sen. John McCain unsuccessfully ran for president in 2008, even some within the Republican Party thought he was too much of a maverick for their tastes. McCain, a war hero who is now battling against possibly terminal brain…