In Our Community – 11/25/15

I Can’t Drive 55!

Lisa Harris

Happy is how I would describe being able to spend the last two weekends at my abode after pushing my car to its limits. Recently I have been traveling somewhat. The trouble with taking … Read more

Letters to the editor – 11/25/15

Disagree with publisher’s stance
Upon reading the November 18th Choctaw Plaindealer, I was amazed at the bias that was introduced by the publisher, Joseph McCain. I’ve always thought that our local press has done a great job of not … Read more

I expect compassion and courage from my state


When did Mississippians stop doing what was the right and stop helping others because of fear?

I expected Alabama and some Northern states to say Syrian Refugees are not welcome, but for my state of Mississippi- the hospitality state- to … Read more

In Our Community – 11/18/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Step to the Back of the Line, Sir!

To any of you who have not been raised in a rural atmosphere, in a loving, but strict home, you probably won’t know what I’m talking about. … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

Joe Ed Chesnut, Jr.,
and James Timothy Chesnut

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Because it is Veteran’s Day, I want to share thoughts of these special ones with you. So go with me for a moment. Back then we were all together in a tiny little house along … Read more

In Our Community – 11/11/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

During this summer I have often found one or more of the family members either standing along the little pond that we call Billy’s Lake or reclining in one of the cast off lawn chairs … Read more

Sound off! – 11/11/15

Information from the Choctaw County Veterans Service Office
Serving those who served
Mark Bunn
SFC, USA (Retired)
Veterans Service Officer

Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. On this day I would like to take a moment to reflect on all … Read more

Editorial roundup – 11/04/15

Big gifts for big business

Editorial by Jack Ryan, Publisher of the Enterprise McComb Journal

A new report on economic development in 14 states shows in excellent detail how states have skewed taxpayer dollars toward large corporations instead of small … Read more

In Our Community – 11/04/15

Tobi waiting for walk

On the Road Again

Lisa Harris

I have two road trips coming up that should be fun for everyone involved. The first one takes place this weekend. Of course by the time you read this, it will have taken place … Read more