Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/08/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This summer I’m doing a study on the 8th-century epic poem “Beowulf,” regarded as the first great text in English literature. The Norton Anthology of English Literature pointed out that … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/08/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 53 miscellaneous incident reports and 8 incident offense reports this week.… Read more

Old Fashioned Stump Rally this Saturday

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

Political speaking, free food, parade and more will fill the Choctaw County Courthouse lawn on Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m.

Everyone is invited to the free Old Fashioned Stump Rally and Freedom of Spirit … Read more

Sports Schedules – 07/08/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — New Hope at Louisville
7 p.m. — Union at Nanih Waiya
7 p.m. — Winona Christian at French Camp
7 p.m. — Vardaman at East Webster
7 p.m. — Strider at Kemper … Read more

Ole Miss season hoops tickets on sale

Season tickets for the inaugural season of the Pavilion at Ole Miss are now on sale, Ole Miss officials announced last week.

Season tickets for Ole Miss men’s basketball begin at just $250 for the 2015-16 season and are available … Read more

Airport board holds monthly meeting

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Ackerman/Choctaw County Airport Authority Board held its regular monthly meeting on July 2 at the Choctaw County Courthouse Boardroom at 6 p.m.

The meeting began with the adoption of the agenda, followed with … Read more