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Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don R Vaughan, Professor

Don R Vaughan, Professor

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
One of my favorite songs by the group Blood, Sweat, and Tears is “Sometimes in Winter”. David Clayton Thomas was … Read more

Military note

Air National Guard Airman Justin T. Roebuck

Air National Guard Airman Justin T. Roebuck graduated from basic military training at … Read more

Appreciation Day planned

Pastor Appreciation

First Unity UMC of Weir invites the community to attend their Annual Appreciation Day Program for their pastor, Rev. Lyndon B. and First Lady Thelma Geeter. The event will be held Read more

Hood reviews the legislative actions of the week

Rep. Joey Hood
Rep. Joey Hood

Rep. Joey Hood

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees being very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with … Read more

Choctaw Co. NTWF donates to 4-H

Choctaw Co. NTWF donates to 4-H

The Choctaw County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation recently donated $350 to the 4-H Shooting Sports program in Choctaw County. This program promotes the safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment including sound decision making, self Read more

‘Heart to Heart’ with Dr. Barton Williams, cardiologist

The public and staff attend the “Heart to Heart” speaker at the Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw.

By Amanda McBride
The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Dr. Barton Williams

Photos by Amanda McBride
Dr. Barton Williams, cardiologist, casually discusses health fads versus medical guidelines as Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw’s “Heart to Heart” speaker.

The truth versus television health shows was the … Read more

Reform Head Start holds ‘A Day with Dad’

Reform Head Start's “A Day with Dad”

Photos by Daniel Brunty

Reform Head Start held “A Day with Dad” on February 19. Fathers/male participants came out and shared with the children by telling stories, and reading their favorite books. They also helped with … Read more

Pet of the week

Nellie

Nellie is a 6 month lab mix.  She is black with white markings. Nellie is very friendly and sweet. She isRead more