In Our Community – 03/02/2016

A Thought For Today

By Earnestine Kennedy

“I tell you the truth, the man who does not enter the sheep pen by the gate, but climbs in by some other way, is a thief and a robber. The man who … Read more

Holmes softball, baseball teams have big weeks ahead

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs fell here twice to LSU-E Saturday, 4-0 and 10-1.

With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs fall to 5-5-1 overall. Holmes begins conference play on Tuesday at Northwest at 1/3 … Read more

Holmes men, women ready for Region XXIII Tournament play

From school reports
CLINTON — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs and the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers will square off for the third time this season as they meet in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Region XXIII Tournament Thursday … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Supports Cruz for president

I support Ted Cruz for president in Mississippi’s March 8 Republican primary. This is why.

Ted is a proven constitutional conservative, a rarity in today’s Republican Party. Throughout his career, Ted has fought for the founders’ … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/02/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

During Walter Cronkite’s years of serving as the anchor of “The CBS Evening News,” he made an appearance on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose story was based in a … Read more

Grace Christian School to host open house

Silent Auction also planned

From School Reports

Grace Christian School at 173 McLeod Road in Louisville will have an open house and silent auction this Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. until noon.

After a short presentation and a Jr. … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 03/02/2016

Ten years ago this week–From the files of the March 1, 2006, Choctaw Plaindealer

AHS Band uniforms finally arrive

By Laura Sandiford

After a long wait the Pride of Ackerman’s new uniforms finally arrived.

Members of the Ackerman High School’s … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/02/2016

Prep Baseball
6 p.m. — Newton County Academy at Winston 
6 p.m. — Leake Academy at Oak Hill
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Eupora
6:30 p.m. — Northeast Lauderdale at Philadelphia… Read more

Jail Docket – 03/02/2016

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 16 miscellaneous incident reports and nine incident offense reports last week.

2/23/16 Francia Cork B/F 1/13/84 CSO Felony Warrant… Read more