News

Holmes Bulldogs hope to add to winning streak

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Holmes Community College football team hopes to kick off the 2015 season where the 2014 campaign ended.

HCC won it’s last two games of the 2014 season by defeating Coahoma Community College 64-6 and … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/08/15

Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more

Act early to try and save wilting plants

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

High temperatures with heat indices in the triple digits can cause wilting of plants, man and beast.

Animals can get to a cool spot in the shade. We can go indoors, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/08/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This summer I’m doing a study on the 8th-century epic poem “Beowulf,” regarded as the first great text in English literature. The Norton Anthology of English Literature pointed out that … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/08/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 53 miscellaneous incident reports and 8 incident offense reports this week.… Read more

Old Fashioned Stump Rally this Saturday

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Political speaking, free food, parade and more will fill the Choctaw County Courthouse lawn on Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m.

Everyone is invited to the free Old Fashioned Stump Rally and Freedom of Spirit … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/08/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 21
Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp
7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster
7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper … Read more