The importance of respect

from Ethen Gillespie

I used to love to hear the comedian Rodney Dangerfield say “I tell ya, I get no respect.” After hearing that line, I knew that some hilarious story was about to follow. He made a career out … Read more

House of Representatives works through to deadlines

Submitted by Rep. Joey Hood.

This week, conference members were assigned to bills which the Senate and House members did not agree or “concur” with changes that the other chamber made to a bill. Conferees from the House and Senate … Read more

CCHS Lady Chargers pick up two victories

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Lady Chargers split a pair of region contests last week, but won two of three fast-pitch softball games overall to improve to 5-3 on the season.

CCHS opened the week with a 6-5 win … Read more

Civil War – The Beginning of the End

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

“Since June 1864, Lee had been rendered immobile at Petersburg, just a few miles south of the capital city of Richmond. The junction point of five railroads, Petersburg was the Confederacy’s essential supply center, and Grant … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/01/2015

County Flea Market is April 11
Choctaw County Flea Market will be held Saturday, April 11  from 8:00am until 2:00pm in downtown Ackerman.  Space is 10’x10’ – no electricity or water available. There is no vendor fee.  Registration is required. … Read more

FCA Panthers snap five-game losing streak

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy baseball team used a four-run third inning on Saturday to take a 6-3 win over Noxapater, snapping a five-game losing streak in the process.

The Panthers, 2-5 on the season entering … Read more

Graham-Moss Scholarship Tournament set for Saturday at LCC

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Phyllis A. Graham-Steven B.Moss Scholarship Benefit Golf Tournament is set to for this Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at Louisville Country Club in Louisville.

The annual tournament raises money for scholarships for graduates of Choctaw … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/01/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the fact that, a website devoted to vocabulary building, has been sponsoring the first annual “Vocabulary Bowl” for all students attending K through 12 in the United … Read more