Opinion

Our Community – 02/03/2016

Developmental Delays

By Lisa Harris

They say that the frontal lobe does not develop until sometime in the twenties for a young adult. I am not sure how “they” come up with these statistics, but I would tend to agree. … Read more

News of Yesteryear – 01/27/2016

Six years ago this week–From the files of the January 27, 2010, Choctaw Plaindealer

Motion to repel supes board order failed

By Amanda McBride

A motion to resend a recent order of the Choctaw County Supervisors failed without a second … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 01/27/2016

A thank you
The best and most beautiful
Things in the world cannot
Be seen or even touched
They must be felt with the heart
-Helen Keller

It’s during this difficult time that we learn how much our friends really … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’

It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote … Read more

In Our Community – 01/27/2016

A Thought For Today

By Ernestine Kennedy

And he said unto them all, if any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/20/2016

Hiding bad news

The federal government has this irritating habit of releasing bad news late on Friday afternoons. Its thinking, apparently, is that unfavorable disclosures will be, if not overlooked, at least downplayed because journalists and other watchdogs will be … Read more

In Our Community – 01/20/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

We are studying Psalms right now. I have admonished all that will listen to me (and they don’t for long) that if they began the day in the same manner that my better half and … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/13/2016

A Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the church, school, civic, and service organizations that so generously donated supplies and goodies for our residents during the holiday season.… Read more

In Our Community – 01/13/2016

God’s Love

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a new diamond ring, it is valuable to the one who owns it. Thank you Lord for every good and perfect gift that comes from above. Thank you for your … Read more

Fishing when it’s too hot to hunt

By Roy D. Hawkins

Deer hunting is usually at its best from Christmas until about the end of the first week in January. Every trophy buck I have ever taken other than a single one shot in late November, has … Read more