Choctaw Medical Clinic opens in Weir


From press reports

Choctaw Medical Clinic of Weir, located at 780 Main Street, opened its doors on Monday, February 2nd. Cherryl Avent, CFNP, will be providing care to patients of all ages, including children six months and older.

The clinic … Read more

Tree seedlings distributed

Darrell Banks, Choctaw Co. Extension and Michon Maynard, volunteer

From press reports

The Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District distributed tree orders to landowners this week.

The trees should be ordered in early December in so that they may be planted during the proper time of the year.… Read more

Lady Panthers fall to two highly ranked programs

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy girls basketball team may have lost two of the three games they played last week, but that’s nothing to be ashamed off. Among those losses was a 57-39 setback to … Read more

Community Banking working at Kilmichael

From press reports

Bank of Kilmichael, Mississippi is proud to announce it has earned BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security, proof positive that you don’t have to be the biggest to be the best.

BauerFinancial Inc., Coral Gables, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/11/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Which is most important?

Comprehending the meanings of advanced words in reading, or using advanced words orally (all in their proper contexts)?… Read more

Holmes men, women keep up winning ways

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs continued their push to a North Division title here Thursday night with a 72-55 win over the Itawamba Community College Indians.

With the win, the Bulldogs went to 15-5 overall and 8-1 … Read more

Sports Schedules – 02/11/2015

Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou

Prep Basketball
TBA — MAIS North AA Tournament at Bayou
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — … Read more

Choctaw County degree candidates for UM Fall semester named

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students are among 752 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Sarah Rebecca Brannan Master … Read more

Winding down winter with Wilson’s Snipe

By Roy Hawkins

I once had a rather intoxicated gentleman, who heard me say I was going snipe hunting, offer me a hundred dollars each for every snipe I bagged. Some hours afterward, I returned to the coffee shop where … Read more

In Our Community – 02/11/2015

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

For quite a few years I have been writing about “That’s Life.”  As I wrote these columns I never really stopped to think about exactly what I was saying in those terms.  No one person … Read more