In Our Community – 10/15/2014

That’s Life By Ruth Nowlin

Life’s little problems.  This subject hit me as I crawled up under the old “turner” or lazy Susan table a while ago. Why was I crawling up under the table at my chronically challenged age?  … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/15/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the CD of Charles Ives’s Four Sonatas performed by American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn and Ukranian-born pianist virtuoso Valentina Lisitsa. Hahn and Lisitsa describe Sonata No. 1 as … Read more

No. 1-ranked EMCC Lions post shutout against Holmes

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

SCOOBA — With the offense struggling in the early going, the East Mississippi Community College defense decided to take things in its own hands in the second half of the Lions’ 49-0 win over … Read more

Civil War – Shenandoah Valley Action continued

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In mid-September, CSA Gen. Jubal Early was defeated at Third Winchester. CivilWar.org continues, “…Early’s force moved to a formidable defensive location at Fisher’s Hill, south of Strasburg. …where Early was ‘outgeneraled’ by Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan… … Read more