In the article entitled “School board holds budget hearing” in the June 24 edition of The Choctaw Plaindealer, it states that the date of the next meeting for the Choctaw County School Board is July 7. The correct date of … Read more
The Choctaw County Sheriff’s department filed 153 miscellaneous incident reports and 18 incident offense reports in the last two weeks.
6/20/15 Jamie L. Cooper, w/f, 2/04/82, APD: failure to appear… Read more
A thank you
Choctaw County Animal Shelter held a hamburger plate fundraiser on June 19. We raised $1600 in plate sales, silent auction items and donations. Every item used for the fundraiser was donated. The shelter had absolutely no expenses. … Read more
So I have decided to provide for you three splendid cookie recipes, and they are all sure southern and delicious! First, homemade Snickerdoodles from a friend of mine here in Louisville. I absolutely love snickerdoodles, and I printed this recipe … Read more
From school reports
Sixteen Holmes Community College athletes were among this recognized as recipients of the 2014-15 NJCAA Academy Student-Athlete Awards last week.
During the 2014-15 academic year, the NJCAA saw 58,531 student-athletes compete on 3,461 teams in 28 different … Read more
Editorial by Jack Ryan
Enterprise McComb Journal
There is already plenty of criticism of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that legalized gay marriage across the country. By a 5-4 vote, the justices said the definition of liberty includes marrying any … Read more
“Lightning Strikes Thrice”
In my most recent column, I made mention of the mishaps of life. I had to purchase four new tires and my car overheated. Well, things haven’t improved much since then, but it is what … Read more
By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer
Most people think that during the summer there is an ample supply of browse for deer to eat. Many people think that since the sweetgums, hickories and oaks are green again, deer … Read more
Submitted by C.J. Johnson
In late June 1865, President Andrew Johnson continued to pursue his reconstruction efforts. On June 30th, he named Benjamin F. Perry as the provisional governor of South Carolina.
Also on the same date, seven conspirators tried … Read more
By Tim Kalich
When your argument is weak, erect straw men.
That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more