Sports Schedules – 01/14/15

Prep Basketball
East Webster Invitational (4 p.m. — Nanih Waiya girls vs. Choctaw County; 5:30 p.m. — Nanih Waiya boys vs. Choctaw County; 7 p.m. — East Webster girls vs. Ethel; 8:30 p.m. — East Webster boys … Read more

Nearly 30,000 Mississippians select Marketplace plans

According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services on Dec. 30, 28,452 people in Mississippi selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the Dec.15 deadline for coverage beginning Jan. 1.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I watched Richard Wilbur’s English Version of “The Misanthrope” by Moliere, performed by the Carpetbaggers Theatre Group, based in Guiseley, West Yorkshire, England.

The story takes place in a … Read more

Chargers run record to 11-1 with tourney title

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School boys basketball team got the 2015 portion of the season off to a good start with a pair of wins in the East Webster Invitational last week to move to … Read more

Calendar of Events – 01/14/15

ACOG to host singing January 18
The Ackerman Church of God will host a singing with Debra Perry & Jaidyn’s Call from Georgia on Sunday, January 18th at 6pm. You are invited to come out and worship and be blessed … Read more

HCC Lady Bulldogs off to strong 10-2 start to season

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs used a 42-point second half Thursday night to pull off a 69-58 non-division home win over the Southwest Mississippi Community College Lady Bears.

With the win, the Lady Bulldogs move to … Read more

FCA set to begin region hoops play this week

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

French Camp Academy girls basketball coach Martha Ward hopes her team is getting more effective at playing in close games as the Lady Panthers enter region play this week.

The FCA girls, 5-8 overall, … Read more