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Civil War – Shenandoah Valley Action continued

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In mid-September, CSA Gen. Jubal Early was defeated at Third Winchester. CivilWar.org continues, “…Early’s force moved to a formidable defensive location at Fisher’s Hill, south of Strasburg. …where Early was ‘outgeneraled’ by Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan… … Read more

Easy herbal cooking tips for healthy meals  

Written by: Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Growing culinary herbs is easy. Right now, you can harvest armloads of basil, mint, and chives to name just a few. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently website points out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives. The website brought out … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/15/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 41 miscellaneous incident reports and nine incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Obituaries – 10/15/2014

Gaitha Dean Putnam
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Graveside services for Gaitha Dean Putnam, 67, will be held at 11 a.m., October 15, 2014 at Ebenezer Cemetery in Stewart. Bro. John Maxey will officiate.

A resident of … Read more

Trunks needed for Jack-O-Lantern Jam

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

Jack-O-Lantern Jam will take place on Saturday, October 25, beginning at 4 p.m. in downtown Ackerman.

To help make this event a huge success, the support of the community is needed. There are several … Read more