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Calendar of Events – 11/19/2014

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 19
Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 19. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can … Read more

ECCC Choir to present Fall Campus Concert Dec. 2

ECCC Concert Choir will present its annual fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Vicki Blaylock serves as director and Natalie Emmons … Read more

Jail Docket – 11/19/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 38 miscellaneous incident reports and four incident offense reports last week.… Read more

Thanksgiving: Dressing and Sweets from Brock

Thanksgiving part two of my recipes has officially begun this week. This week I have provided three more of the most scrumptious and unforgettable recipes that I would love for you try this Thanksgiving holiday. All three are a take … Read more

Boys hoops set to get underway in area this week

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

While the girls basketball teams of both French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School have a game under their belts, the boys teams are set to tip it off this week.

French Camp … Read more

Holmes Lady Bulldogs improve to 4-1 on season

From combined reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 4-1 on the season with a 61-57 home win over the Lady Jaguars of Southern University-Shreveport on Saturday.

Aja Williams and Minyone Hill each had 12 points while Taylor … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

THURS, NOV. 20
Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

Civil War – Continued fighting in Georgia

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

By late November 1864, General Sherman and his army of 60,000 were a week into the infamous March to the Sea. The army left Atlanta with rations for only two weeks, with plans to live off … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/19/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

You can Google “Vocabulary Quiz- Merriam-Webster Online” and find the link to the website on which you can take a 10-question quiz to find out how strong your vocabulary is. … Read more