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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/3/14

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try the “table technique” for learning vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word create a table of four columns and 21 rows. The four headings for the table’s top spaces should be … Read more

Christmas Cakes: Brock’s Favorite recipes

Anyone who knows me knows how much I adore cake and candy recipes—especially those recipes that are central to the festive Christmas holidays! The first recipe I have for you this week came from my mother and is a standard … Read more

MACJC All-Star Football Classic set for Thursday

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic will feature a slight alteration for the second straight year. The 41st edition of the event returns to the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/3/14

Ackerman Christmas Parade
Dec. 4
The Town of Ackerman announces plans for the 2014 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS SPIRIT. It will be held in downtown Ackerman on Thursday, December 4, beginning at 6 p.m. The … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/3/14

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3
Prep Basketball
ECCC Tournament (5:30 p.m. — Lake/NE Lauderdale boys loser vs. Newton/SE Lauderdale loser; 8:30 p.m. — Louisville/Scott Central loser vs. Newton County/Choctaw Central loser;
Men’s College Basketball
7:30 p.m. — North Dakota State at USM… Read more

MHSAA State Football Championships set for Starkville

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

There are several changes in line for the MHSAA State Football Championships that will be played this Friday and Saturday.

First and foremost is the location, as all six games will be played at … Read more

Civil War – The Battle of Waynesborough, GA

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea” was part of the Savannah Campaign of 1864. The destruction resulting from this effort in late 1864 spanned more than sixty miles in width, practically cutting the South … Read more