By Gary R. Bachman
Coastal Research & Extension Center
Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more
COLUMBUS – Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her too prepared to fail.
The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
Confederate Brigadier General Stand Watie was a leader of the Cherokee nation, owned slaves, and commanded the First Indian Brigade, a cavalry unit, part of the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi. He was the only Native … Read more
The Higher Education Ministry at First Unity United Methodist Church in Weir will be hosting a Youth Explosion on June 20,2015 at 6:00 p.m. Evangelist Lillie Anderson from Millspring M.B. Church in Weir is the guest … Read more
By Austin Bishop
After a freak injury playing pickup basketball left him with a severely sprained ankle, Kent Vaughn thought his dreams of following in his brother Taylor’s footsteps and playing college golf were on shaky grown.
But … Read more
In the June 10 edition of the Choctaw Plaindealer, we erred when typing the letter from Joey Loper. We made several errors in typing and we apologize for the errors. Below is the correct version of the letter:
In the … Read more
The Governing Board of the Southern Debutante Assembly introduced the 2015 honorees at a garden party in the late afternoon on May 22 at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Greenwood.
The garden party is among the … Read more
A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy
And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, “What shall I do? I have no place to store my fruits.” … Read more
Union Volunteer Fire Dept. will host a Singing and Political Rally on July 25 at 4 p.m. BBQ Plates will be $10 (BBQ on Bun, BBQ chips, slaw, baked beans, drink & dessert). Whole Boston Butts for $30.… Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 84 miscellaneous incident reports and 16 incident offense reports this week… Read more