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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

What is a word that if you discard one vowel and add another you would have a noun meaning a body of soldiers? What you have before the change means … Read more

Hospital topic of supervisor meeting

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Before approving the agenda, District 1 Supervisor Archie Collins made a motion to strike “2 questions on Pioneer lease” from the agenda. He said this is … Read more

Moss-Graham golf tourney set for April 5

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Make plans now to participate in the annual Phyllis Graham-Steven Moss Benefit Golf Tournament on April 5 at the Louisville Country Club. Commemorative t-shirts are also available for $10 (short sleeve) or $12 (long sleeve). Shirts will be delivered on April 4.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Residents of Choctaw and Webster County are still feeling the tragic loss of Steven Moss and Phyllis Graham due to a bus accident over three years ago.

In honor of … Read more

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

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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