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Hunting/Fishing Day promotes outdoor sports, conservation

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Wildlife enthusiasts will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday.

In 1970, Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafter created “Outdoor Sportsman’s Day” in that state. In early 1972, Congress unanimously passed bills declaring … Read more

Lady Chargers drop region volleyball match to Caledonia

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

After dropping a three-set loss to region leader Caledonia last week, the Choctaw County volleyball team entered this week’s play hoping to clinch a spot in the MHSAA State Volleyball Playoffs.

The Lady Chargers … Read more

God’s Love – 9/24/2014

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a bouquet of Chrysanthemum, it’s beautiful to the one that beholds it. Thank you Heavenly Father for all that you give us in nature. I will forever praise your Holy name!

Ecclesiastes … Read more

HCC Bulldogs fall to 1-3 with loss to East Central

From school reports

After nearly an hour lightning delay here Thursday, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out in front of the East Central Community College Warriors 6-0 in the first quarter, but the Warriors outscored the Bulldogs going down … Read more

Lady Panthers begin region softball play this week

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy slow-pitch softball team spent a little extra time working on its hitting on Saturday as the Lady Panthers prepared to begin region play this week.

FCA was set to host … Read more

Supervisors hold second meeting of month

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors held a meeting on September 15. In this meeting they approved the final amended budget for they 2014-2015 fiscal year.… Read more

Jail Docket for 9/24/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 47 miscellaneous incident reports and 14 incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Good deer harvest expected in Mississippi this season

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

According to a Mississippi deer biologist area hunters can expect a larger than normal harvest out of a deer population that is nearing two million.

“I’m expecting a better season this year than the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 9/24/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary

Recently I watched Richard Wilbur’s English Version of The Misanthrope by Moliere, performed by the Carpetbaggers Theatre Group, based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England.… Read more

Bringing Indoor Comfort Outside

Family Features

The arrival of summer, along with its sunny skies and beautiful weather, beckons homeowners to create a space to entertain guests and enjoy the great outdoors. Design an outdoor living room that merges style and function, and incorporates … Read more