Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/12/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The word that I have in mind and the name of an Irish dramatic author and actor begin with the same four letters. The name is pronounced “BOO-se-ko.” The word … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/12/14

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Sebastopol girls at Nanih Waiya
6 p.m. — Louisville at East Oktibbeha
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at East Central
5:30/7:30 p.m. — Holmes at Meridian… Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/12/14

Turkey & Tinsel
Nov. 13
The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend Turkey and Tinsel on Thursday, November 13 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Chamber member retailers and businesses will be participating in Turkey. For more details … Read more

FCA cross-country boys finish seventh in state

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy boys finished seventh in the state in the MHSAA Class 1A Cross-Country State Championships which were run at Choctaw Trails in Clinton on Saturday.

Sophomore Nathan Greve posted the best … Read more

Obituaries – 11/12/14

Margaret Smith Broughton
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Funeral services for Ms. Margaret Smith Broughton, 66, were held at 2 p.m., November 7, 2014 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman. Jim Threadgill and Doug Atkinson officiated. Private graveside service was … Read more

Ackerman Elementary achieves A rating in state testing

By Glen Blaine, AES Principal

When discussions are brought up concerning state championships, many too often think of one of our high school sports achieving that hard to reach pinnacle. There are other areas in which a championship can be … Read more