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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/06/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more

Chargers set for state golf tourney

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High golf team will be in the Jackson area on Wednesday and Thursday to take part in the MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament being played at Caroline Golf Club.

CCHS … Read more

Civil War – The rest of April 1865

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Gen. Lee’s farewell to his men was distributed April 10th, as General Order No. 9. “After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to … Read more

May edition of French Camp’s Historical Highlight

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 12, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The guest speaker, Don Smith, will tell “Stories of Life in the Dorm.”

Don and his wife Midge are no strangers in … Read more

Church Memorials & Southern Cooks: My Memories

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to spend some time with friends and actually just be by myself for a change, and it was quite peaceful. I rested a bit, and I also visited a couple of stunning cemeteries … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/06/15

Pre-Mother’s Day Program May 9
Pre-Mother’s day program will be held at the Multipurpose Building in Pittsboro. Special Guests are Spiritual Harmoneers of Houston, Forrest Brothers of Winona, Shining Stars of Bruce, Gospel Lites of Bruce, Golden Echoes of Tupelo, … Read more

Holmes CC announces basketball signees

From school reports

The Holmes Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams have announced a total of 11 additions to their rosters for the 2015-16 season.

Included on the list for the men are: Demarkis Weatherall, 6-5, guard, Holmes County … Read more

Post office to collect donated foods May 9

From press reports

On Saturday, May 9, Ackerman Post Office will offer residents a chance to donate food from their home. Residents across America will be asked to join the U.S. Postal Service and its delivery carriers to combat one … Read more

FCA Panthers fall in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The French Camp Academy baseball team saw its 2015 season come to an end with a pair of losses to Scared Heart last week in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Playoffs.… Read more