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Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

What’s the five-syllable adjective and noun that means caring little and an indifferent person? (Its first two syllables are the name of a pop music group from the ’70s and … Read more

Jail docket

THE CHOCTAW COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT HAS FILED 20 IO’S AND 106 MI’S SINCE THE LAST JAIL DOCKET REPORT.

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department has filed 106 miscellaneous incident reports and 20 incident offense reports since… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Doyle Byron Tennyson

June 2, 2014
Funeral services for Mr. Doyle Byron Tennyson, 96, were held at Coleman Funeral Home on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 2 p.m. Pastor Danny Irvin officiated. Burial followed … Read more

Obituary – Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg

Eupora, Ms. – Mrs. Sarah Catherin Baker Gregg, 53, died May 26, 2014 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday May 29th. at Wood Springs Baptist Church with burial in… Read more

Sampling of Fame

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KYVAN Foods owner and former NFL Tight End for the Falcons and Bengals, Reggie Kelly will be signing autographs, taking pictures, and giving … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest set for this weekend

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From press reports

pine tree music fest logo lgThe Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Pine Tree Music Fest will be held this Saturday, June 7, in downtown Ackerman. The festival will feature a day of fun activities and events for the … Read more

CCHS holds inaugural commencement exercises

The Choctaw County High School Class of 2014 prepare to walk down the stage to receive their diplomas during their Commencements Exercises held on May 23, 2014 at the Amphitheater. The commencement was the first in the school’s history.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A mixture of new customs and old traditions were displayed during the inaugural Choctaw County High School Commencement on May 23, 2014 at the Amphitheater.
Parents, friends, and family gathered in hundreds to share … Read more