Live long by stop smoking

On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2015, we support those who have made the choice to live tobacco-free. Everyone needs support and a cheerleader who will continue to push them toward success. The Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/03/15

Our Hope
I recently saw a picture of a T-shirt that had a message on it addressing a humanitarian type organization. The message said, “You are our hope.” I’m sure the message is well intended, and I know the organization … Read more

Sound Off – 06/03/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office

Serving those who served By Mark Bunn, SFC, USA (Retired) Veterans Service Officer

I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day and remembered about all the military service members that sacrificed … Read more

Grace Christian Honor Roll

Grace Christian School
Report Card Honor Roll 2014-2015
Term 4

1st Grade
Headmaster Roll
Allie Jenkins
Brooklyn Prince
Cooper Randle… Read more

VFW Post 5569 hosts ‘Combat Support Group’ meeting

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Jackson Veterans Center’s “Combat Support Group” met at Cagle’s Corner in Ackerman on May 22 at 1 p.m. All combat veterans, regardless of county of residence, were invited to attend the event.

The … Read more

WES Honor roll

Weir Elementary School Honor Roll – Term 4 & Semester 2

1st Grade
Term 4
Superintendent’s Honor Roll – Lisa Alvarez, Shunija Coffey, Serenity Conner, Miley Dossett, Abigail Newlin. Principal’s Honor Roll – Olivia Alashti, Tobrais Arterberry, Makayla Fair, Khalil … Read more

FCE Honor roll

French Camp Elementary School
4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll
Superintendent’s List

1st Grade: KeoniBol, Olivia Browning,Denaria ColemanKnicholas Goins, Laura Brooke Myers, Bella Stanford

2nd Grade: Riley Arrowood, Kate Beard, Kami Beard, Dawson Bright, Brooke-Lynn Broughton, Brantley Denson, Kinsley Goins, Emma … Read more

Military notes – 06/03/15

A1C Christopher Barnhill
Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher J. Barnhill graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air … Read more

In Our Community – 06/03/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

By this time any who read my columns know that I am a ‘tree hugger’ ‘ sometimes literally.  Of all the trees that I have admired and that have made home a place to feel … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/03/15

Every so often I feature mind benders, as it were, like the following: What’s the adjective whose first syllable is part of a simile that has clear, and this adjective means favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars?

A … Read more