Nursing Home residents enjoy Fishing Rodeo

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce

A group of residents from the Choctaw Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Ackerman enjoyed a Fishing Rodeo on April 18, 2016 at Choctaw Lake. The residents caught approximately 60 catfish! Several volunteers were on hand … Read more

A look at Mars:The Red Planet at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “MARS:The Red Planet!” This PowerPoint presentation will be given on Friday, May 13, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website points out that developing a vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives.

Everyone, not just authors … Read more

News of Yesteryear

Six years ago this week–From the files of the April 29, 2010 Choctaw Plaindealer

‘Terrorizing’ Tornado

By Amanda McBride

A typical Saturday in Choctaw County quickly turned into one of the worst days in history as a tornado made its … Read more