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EMCC’s Appeal of MACJC football ruling denied

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer SCOOBA — While East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner says he believes according to the NJCAA’s own regulations his school’s football team should have been allowed to participate in the MACJC State Football…

HCC Bulldogs improve record to 7-0 on season

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs went to 7-0 on the season with an 88-74 non-division win over the Southern University-Shreveport Jaguars today in Goodman. Holmes will take time off for the Thanksgiving break. The Bulldogs will return to action on…

Editorial roundup – 12/2/15

Commissary prices are rip-off Is it not enough punishment for serious lawbreakers in Mississippi to lose their freedom? Does the state also have to rip them off by allowing vendors to charge exorbitant prices for snacks, toiletries and phone calls?

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I am reading a book titled “Hamlet: A User’s Guide” by Michael Pennington, who has performed in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark numerous times throughout three decades. As a Cambridge student,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/02/2015 – 2

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I am formulating questions about specific parts from “Hamlet” for students to answer in informative speeches. Every semester the students’ second presentation is about a Shakespeare play.

News of Yesteryear – 12/02/2015

Chuck Bailey, reporter for the Choctaw Plaindealer will chose an interesting item in past issues to highlight. 28 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 2, 1987, Choctaw Plaindealer: Falkner 29 Weir 6; Weir’s quest for…

In Our Community – 12/02/2015

A Thought For Today By Missionary Ernestine Kennedy Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy…

Calendar of Events – 12/02/2015

Ackerman Christmas Parade Dec. 3 The town of Ackerman has finalized their plans for their annual Christmas Parade. Ackerman is proud to announce the theme for the 2015 Christmas Parade “The Wonder of Christmas”. The parade is set for Thursday,…