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Every child deserves a great camp adventure

Camp of adventure in county By Randall Murphree, Editor American Family Association Journal Lake Anne, still waters pristine blue, nestles among green wooded hillsides. Quiet rustic cabins stand near the abandoned sandy beach. It’s early May, and there’s hardly another…

Mr. “Pete” does the Big Easy

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer He’d been before, a long time ago, but this time it was special, this time Mr. Pete Blake, a decorated World War II Veteran, was headed to New Orleans to get a first hand…

Barlow elected VP of MML

From Staff Reports Congratulations to French Camp Mayor Glen Barlow. He was elected second Vice President of the statewide MML (Mississippi Municipal League) at this year’s conference held at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, June 27-29. “This is a…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin There is one houseplant that grows with very little care (remember this), multiplies like rabbits and I find hard to discard. It is called the “mother-in-law’s tongue” or snake plant. This plant got its name in…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I recently presented an informative speech about “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) and gave my students copies of the speech’s preparation outline. In Chapter 24, Machiavelli is concerned with…

Calendar of Events

Please email your calendar of events, notices and public meetings to reporter@choctawplaindealer.com SATURN: The Ringed Giant July 8, 7 p.m., Rainwater Observatory, French Camp. Speaker, Edwin Faughn explores one of the most beautiful and recognizable planets in the solar system.…

Green’s 50th Wedding Anniversary upcoming

Please join family and friends in celebrating Curtis and Linda Green’s 50th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, July 17th at 2:00 PM at the Providence Baptist Church Family Life Center on Hwy 415- Ackerman Let your presence be your present, please.…

School choice group grades legislators

From Press Reports Sen. Gary Jackson (District 15) and Rep. Joey Hood (District 35) received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the Legislature on key school choice and education reform votes from…