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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Julia Tomiak, affectionately known as the Word Nerd, has a longtime favorite book, “Barron’s 1100 Words You Need to Know.” Tomiak recalls her eighth grade English teacher using “1100 Words” … Read more

Land management for trophy bucks takes years

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Mississippi is one of the best places in the country for deer hunting because of excellent natural habitat and good management by landowners and hunters.

Bronson Strickland, wildlife specialist with … Read more

Athletic fees topic of School Board meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Athletic fees were on a topic of the December 9 School Board meeting. Beat 4 School Board Member Laura Gibbs believes the fees to play sports at Choctaw County High School are too … Read more

Sims keeps playing offensive line all in the family

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Paxton Sims is looking at his trip to the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game this week as an opportunity.

The 6-foot-1, 285-pound offensive guard from Choctaw County High School is hoping to show what … Read more

Panthers open with pair of hoops wins

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After one practice with a full team, the French Camp Academy boys opened their 2013-14 basketball season with a pair of wins in the Charger Invitational at Choctaw County High School last week.… Read more

EMCCC and Yokohama to host employment sessions

MAYHEW – East Mississippi Community College will host two information sessions Dec. 21 at its Golden Triangle campus regarding future job opportunities at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi.

The sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and are open … Read more

Proper document disposal helps prevent identity theft

By Kaitlyn Byrne

MSU Ag Communications

 

MISSISSIPPI STATE – With a new year approaching, many people are adopting an “out with the old” attitude and throwing away dated documents, and it is important to dispose of these papers properly.… Read more

Calendar of Events

No 5th Sunday Night Singing

Providence Baptist Church announces that there will be no 5th Sunday night singing for December (Dec. 29). Bro. Randle Poss, pastor.

Fantabulous Me National Pageant

Jan. 18

The Fantabulous Me National Pageant will be held … Read more

Civil War – Letters from Choctaw County men to home

Four letters from or about Alexander William Thompson (who died from wounds from the Battle of Franklin, TN); he was a member of the New Prospect Grays, part of the 5th Mississippi Infantry. These letters were in Mrs. Virginia Patterson … Read more

Louisville Wildcats makes history with 16-0 record

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

It’s hard to make football history in Louisville, but that’s just what the 2013 Louisville High School Wildcats did on Saturday as they completed a 16-0 season — the first ever for the … Read more