Chargers win region track championship

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School boys track team, bolstered by first-place finishes in six events, took home the regional track meet championship on Saturday in Pearl, posting 125 points to easily outdistance second place … Read more

In our community – Nursing Home News

Charlotte Ann McClure

My husband (Dee) and I have been in Choctaw Nursing Home since 2010. I have written many articles, how clean, how good the aisles are and how good our medicine workers are, and of course all the … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What’s a word that’s made up of three three-letter words? The first of the three is a synonym for “automobile” and the third is a synonym for “attempt”? What did … Read more

The Civil War – Preparing for Spring Battles

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In late April 1864¸ both Confederate and Union armies were breaking winter camps, where they had lived for months, to begin the spring campaigns. Even though there were skirmishes and some battles going on in April, … Read more


In the 4/23 edition of CPD, page 6, article entitled “CCHS boys take first, girls third in division track meet”, the name “Marquel Kennedy” is spelled wrong. It should be “Marcquel” instead. Also, in the sentence “Marquel Kennedy was first … Read more

Foundation meeting May 6

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Medical Foundation meeting will be held Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.
The medical foundation holds an… Read more