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Hosket leads East Central to big win

From combined reports DECATUR — Jesse Hosket’s first start as quarterback at East Central Community College was a good one, as the former French Camp Academy standout hit on 13-of-18 passes for 188 yards and a touchdown in just two…

School is in – Smoking is out

Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products. “I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school campuses’ rule because…

Jail Docket – 09/02/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 64 miscellaneous incident reports and 9 incident offense reports this week. 8/21/15 Casey Narmour, w/m, 9/15/70, CSO: capias/poss of firearm by convicted felon 8/23/15 Kazerick Sanders, b/m, 6/27/94, CSO: disorderly conduct

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/02/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. After a conversation in which I had an uncertainty about the usages of alumna, alumnus, alumni and alumnae, I knew it would be good to review these terms and write…

Lady Chargers look to get back on winning track

By Austin Bishop Choctaw Plaindealer To say first-year coach Choctaw County High School head volleyball Miranda Worrell was dissatisfied with her team’s three-set loss to Caledonia last Tuesday would be an understatement. “We had a poor night serving,” she said…

In Our Community – 09/02/15

The Dating Game Lisa Harris Recently I made the mistake of accepting a friend request from a stranger on the Facebook site. It seemed harmless enough, but after a few days of texting I realized I was dealing was crazy.…

Extension Service to host free events

Submitted by Jan Ballard MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County will soon be inviting the public to attend the following free events. Full Circle Knitting/Crochet Group The Full Circle Knitting/Crochet group, part of Mississippi…

Letters to the editor – 09/02/15

Vote for Initiative 42 Passage of Initiative 42 is crucial to Mississippi’s economic survival. How do we get off the bottom unless all our children have good educations to qualify for skilled jobs? Initiative 42 proposes to change our constitution…