Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Trump:

Re: Election November 8, 2016

The enclosed article from our current weekly newspaper written by Joseph McCain, publisher of the Choctaw Plaindealer, prompted me to write this letter to you. (Editorial that appeared in the Oct. 12 … Read more

In Our Community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

When I Get Grown I’ll —

Well, it finally happened.  Life has come full cycle.  My hubby caught me this morning, just like my mother did – um – some years ago – pinching the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Try my table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need five columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Dictionary.com, a superb dictionary and thesaurus, allows the user to type in a vocabulary-building word in the search box to learn its pronunciation, part of speech, examples of sentences in which the word is used, its etymology, and more. One … Read more

In Our Community: That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

“In a relationship”

Yet another of my grandchildren has announced that they are “in a relationship.” Interesting. What my question is, “Just what or who are you ‘in a relationship’ with?”

So I “googled” relationship. It seems … Read more

In Our Community: Thrills, Shrills, and Chills

By Lisa Harris

October is here once again. It’s time to pull those skeletons out of your closet and decorate the house and lawn with them! On second thought perhaps leave the skeletons in and bring out the goblins, pumpkins, … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Voters not happy with either choice
No matter who wins the presidential election in November, chances are the next president will have one of the shortest honeymoons on record.

That’s because there is going to be a large portion of … Read more

In our community

God’s Love
By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a field of blooming sunflowers, it is beautiful to the one who beholds it.

Thank you Lord for the new season you are bringing into Fall or Autumn season. The … Read more

Letter to the editor

A thank you,

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Choctaw Regional Hospital for an event in my life that was both serious and painful.

The evening Thursday July 25th of this year I was involved in … Read more