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In Our Community – 10/15/2014

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin

Life’s little problems.  This subject hit me as I crawled up under the old “turner” or lazy Susan table a while ago. Why was I crawling up under the table at my chronically challenged age?  … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the CD of Charles Ives’s Four Sonatas performed by American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn and Ukranian-born pianist virtuoso Valentina Lisitsa. Hahn and Lisitsa describe Sonata No. 1 as … Read more

No. 1-ranked EMCC Lions post shutout against Holmes

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

SCOOBA — With the offense struggling in the early going, the East Mississippi Community College defense decided to take things in its own hands in the second half of the Lions’ 49-0 win over … Read more

Civil War – Shenandoah Valley Action continued

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In mid-September, CSA Gen. Jubal Early was defeated at Third Winchester. CivilWar.org continues, “…Early’s force moved to a formidable defensive location at Fisher’s Hill, south of Strasburg. …where Early was ‘outgeneraled’ by Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan… … Read more

Easy herbal cooking tips for healthy meals  

Written by: Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist
Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator
MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County

Growing culinary herbs is easy. Right now, you can harvest armloads of basil, mint, and chives to name just a few. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently website points out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives. The website brought out … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/15/2014

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 41 miscellaneous incident reports and nine incident offense reports last week.… Read more