Opinion

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood

At the beginning of the week, Governor Bryant signed into law the economic package that the House and Senate passed last week during the Special Session. Midnight on Monday, February 8, was the filing deadline for all … Read more

In Our Community – 02/10/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

I cannot take credit for this little excerpt. It is something I read and copied from a magazine years ago. It sure did fit my life then and still does to a great extent.… Read more

Hunting with the feist that couldn’t tell a lie

By Roy D. Hawkins

Dad and I were walking up McCurtain’s’ Creek when we noticed a giant pin oak some distance ahead that towered above everything else in the bottom. It was a beautiful bright winter day, and my father … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

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