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

Correction

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

Money and Marriages: The affect one has on the other

Money issues are the top predictor of marriage failure. Specifically, the failure to resolve money issues is the top predictor of marriage failure or divorce. Many of those issues revolve around differences in habits and personality traits that were deeply … Read more

Obituary – Peter Cross Crawford

Peter Cross Crawford was born to Norma (Crawford) and Julius Simek on October 14, 1965, in Vienna, Austria. Julius was a renown classicl music critic in Los Angeles and Austria. Peter was a toddler when he and his mother returned … Read more