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In Our Community – 12/10/14

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

We have lots of nighttime visitors that seldom survive in the yard.  One such nocturnal family decided to come right to the door asking for a handout a few nights ago.  The fray that ensued … Read more

What, When and Feelings Marriage

By Dave Yauk

The setting was serene! The sky was a brilliant blue, the mountains of Colorado towered out over the plains, and the light air coming off the Rocky Mountains was brisk and comfortable as my wife and I … Read more

Holiday food safety tips from MSU Extension Service

The holidays are without question a very special time of year. Friends and families come together to celebrate the joy of the Christmas season, and on behalf of the Winston County Extension Office, we wish each and every one of … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/10/14

Holiday Open House
Dec. 11
Holiday Open House is Thursday, December 11 from 2:30-6 pm at the Choctaw County Library.  Activities for the day include: Santa (bring your camera and take pictures), crafts for kids, Festival of Trees (vote for … Read more

CCHS, FCA remain in familiar football districts

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

When redistricting and reclassification was announced by the Mississippi High School Activities Association on Friday, both Choctaw County High School and French Camp Academy found themselves in familiar regions, although an opponent or two … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/10/14

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed nine offense reports and 93 miscellaneous incident reports in the last two weeks.

11/21/14    Michael McShane         w/m    6/27/89     CSO     trespassing
11/23/14    Jimmy D Boykin             w/m    1/28/69      F&W    poss. of alcohol & poss. of cocaine… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/10/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

On the Vocabulary Can Be Fun website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more

Obituaries – 12/10/14

Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin
November 30, 2014

Funeral services for Mr. Charles S. “Bob” Martin, 85, were held at Weir Baptist Church in Weir on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Jared Busby and Mark Mayo officiated. Burial … Read more