Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is a noun for a slender, graceful woman or girl (this word is in the title of a Nathaniel Hawthorn story)? James Joyce in Ulysses uses a two-syllable word … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 100 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports this week.

6/6/14 Iliesha Wynter … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Mary Ann Copeland, in the book Soap Opera History shares an anecdote about something that happened to Gloria Monty (1921-2006), the director of The Secret Storm. For a period during … Read more

HCC creates H-Club

From combined reports

In order to keep former athletes, coaches and managers better connected with their alma mater, Holmes Community College has created a new club.
Holmes Community College and the H-Club will host numerous events throughout the course of … Read more

Calendar of Events

AARP Safe Driving Class June 18

An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held June 18 from 8:00-12:00 at the Choctaw County Library. Cost is $15 for AARP members and… Read more

Election set for June 24

On Tuesday, June 24, Mississippians will head to the polls and choose the Republican Primary Election Runoff winner.
Less than 1500 votes separated the top two candidates in the Republican Senate Primary Election. Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran faces challenger Chris … Read more

Locals make all-area baseball team

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

A pair of athletes from Choctaw County were recently named to the Starkville Daily News All-Area baseball team, while five others were named as honorable mentions.
Making the “Starting 9″ were Logan Black of … Read more

District supporters encouraging public school petition

From press & staff reports

As with many schools districts in Mississippi which have smaller towns and schools, funding is always an uphill battle. To offset funding costs, a law was created.
The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) is a … Read more