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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/11/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. One recent evening my wife and I were sitting in our living room and listening to the Solid Gold Weekend on East Mississippi Community College’s radio station; one of the…

Jesse hosket takes top MACJC South Division honors

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer Former French Camp Academy quarterback Jesse Hosket made his one year at East Central Community College count, passing for 1,592 yards and 17 touchdowns and just one interception on the way to being named to…

Calendar of Events – 11/11/15

Turkey & Tinsel November 12 The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites you to Turkey & Tinsel on November 12 from 10am-7pm in Choctaw County. This is what most businesses call Christmas Open House. Help us start the Thanksgiving and…

Shop local for Turkey & Tinsel tomorrow

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Start your Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping locally during Turkey & Tinsel on Thursday, November 12 from 10am – 7 pm. Seventeen businesses in Choctaw County are offering great deals, door prizes and refreshments for Turkey…

Jail docket – 11/11/15

Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith October 30, 2015 Funeral services for Ms. Evelyn Knowles Smith, 62, were held at Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ in Louisville on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. Elder Clifton Haynes officiated. Burial…

Sound off! – 11/11/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office Serving those who served By Mark Bunn SFC, USA (Retired) Veterans Service Officer Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. On this day I would like to take a moment to reflect on all…

Multi-Wavelength Astronomy: More than meets the eye

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program called “MULTI-WAVELENGTH ASTRONOMY: More than Meets the Eye!”  This program will be presented on Friday, November 13, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Bob Swanson, astronomy instructor…

Obituary – Mr. Lugene Burton

Ackerman, MS Mr. Lugene Burton, 91, died Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Monday, November 9, 2015, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Choctaw County with burial in the church…