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CCHS boys remain undefeated with 8-0 record

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County boys and girls basketball teams both had perfect weeks, winning all three of the games they played. The CCHS boys moved to 8-0 on the year with wins over Eupora (69-28), Ethel…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 41 miscellaneous incident reports and 16 Incident offense reports last week. 12/6/15 Samuel P Kelly W/M 2/15/80 CSO Trespassing, Bench Warrant/Debit Card Fraud and Poss. of Beer 12/7/15 Deon Love B/M 6/18/85 APD Poss.…

Choctaw County Charger Tre Brown visits MSU

By ROBBIE FAULK sports@starkvilledailynews.com Growing up just 30 miles down Highway 12 in Ackerman, it was always former Choctaw County Charger Tre Brown’s dream to play for Mississippi State. Though he had to take a short detour, he’s going to…

In our community

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin I woke up at a little after one in the morning. He was thrashing about in his bed and crying out in a high-pitched voice. I rolled out, my feet scrambling for my old floppy…

Letter to the editor

No sense about the sun A town council in North Carolina rejected plans to rezone land for a solar farm after residents voiced fears it would cause cancer, stop plants from growing and suck up all the energy from the…

Obituaries

Clifton ‘PeeWee’ Borel Dec. 6, 2015 Graveside services with military honors for Clifton “PeeWee” Borel, 83, of Starkville were Dec. 12, 2015, at Moore Cemetery in Brooksville. He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Louisiana. Mr. Borel was a retired…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary During January, my Theatre Appreciation students and I will watch a recorded performance of William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV Part 1.” Before we watch each act, I will elucidate what the students are…