Opinion

Coal industry crushed by needless regulation

By Hal Quinn

For decades, Mississippi has proudly mined the coal that fuels American industry.  During World War II, coal helped fire the steel foundries and factories that built America into the “Arsenal of Democracy.”  And today, with coal still … Read more

In our community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Some things have not changed in the last 60 years or so. Pecan trees still drop stains on our car that are almost impossible to remove, the dog still pees on the tires and kids … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/20/2016

A thank you
On behalf of the American Legion Post 82 and Ladies Auxiliary in Ackerman, we would like to recognize and commend our Choctaw Plaindealer reporter and office manager, Chuck Bailey. … Read more

In Our Community – 04/20/2016

Aunt Tye and me

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes; and I shall keep it unto the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my … Read more

In Our Community – 04/13/2016

“Put Me in Coach”

Lisa Harris

Baseball season is here! I can hear the announcers at the nearby park calling out the name of the next batter from inside my house. Either they have a really loud speaker, or I … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/13/2016

A thank you

We would like to thank each and every person who donated cakes, participated in the cakewalk, auction, sold pork plates and Boston butts.

We would also like to thank those who worked in the kitchen. Took a … Read more

In Our Community – 04/06/2016

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy

At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/06/2016

Choctaw County Volunteer
If you see red lights flashing
on the dash of the vehicle coming from the rear
please pull over and make way
it could be your local choctaw county volunteer!… Read more

In Our Community – 03/30/2016

Spring Forward
 
Lisa Harris
 
Spring break has come and gone, but the memories linger on. My break did not line up with the break of my children, so I did some puttering around the house. I painted a … Read more

In Our Community – 03/23/2016

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Whatever happened to “Global warming?” Everyone told me that we had a light winter and that since the fig and walnut trees were budding out that all was warm and comfy. So, I pulled all … Read more