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Cookbook was a labor of love

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Special to The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Mathiston Civic League has produced a 650-recipes cookbook full of tried and true southern cuisine made with ingredients available in any kitchen.

“We’re excited about this book because these are recipes that you can … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 10/07/15

Don’t need flag petitions
Mississippi needs a new state flag, but what it doesn’t need is a drawn-out initiative and petition drive to put the issue to a vote of the people and enshrine the results in the state Constitution.… Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/07/15

Pastors/Spouses Appreciation Banquet
First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir invites everyone to attend our 4th Annual Pastors and Spouses Appreciation Banquet on Oct. 24 at First Unity’s Life Center at 5 p.m. Event theme is “Developing Disciples”. Speaker for … Read more

In Our Community – 10/07/15

Everything is falling into Place

Lisa Harris

This time of year brings to mind the cool breezes of fall that make it possible to drive with my windows down. This is also attributed to my a/c not working again. Also, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/07/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I was reading about William Moultrie (1730-1805), a prominent soldier in the Revolutionary War. In the outset of the Revolution, the South Carolinian was appointed colonel of a regiment.… Read more

Mathiston to Host Third Annual Mulberry Festival

By Betty Jeffcoats

The Mathiston Civic League would like to invite everyone to our Mulberry Festival that will be held Saturday, October 31st in the Mathiston City Park. We will have arts and crafts vendors, plenty of tasty foods to … Read more

Lady Panthers split two softball games

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

After dropping a region contest to Ethel last Tuesday, the Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy bounced back to take an extra-inning 6-4 slow-pitch softball win over Noxapater on Thursday.… Read more

Rainwater to host event

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this Fall season called “EXPLORING FALL SKIES!” This presentation will be given on Friday, October 9, 2015 starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and solar astronomer, … Read more