Sumners Foundation reaches major milestone

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher
The Winona Times

WINONA – The E.H. Sumners Foundation has topped $100 million in tuition payouts for students in Webster, Choctaw, Montgomery, Attala and Carroll counties, according to John Sumner, attorney for the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/06/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more

Chargers set for state golf tourney

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw County Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High golf team will be in the Jackson area on Wednesday and Thursday to take part in the MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament being played at Caroline Golf Club.

CCHS … Read more

Civil War – The rest of April 1865

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Gen. Lee’s farewell to his men was distributed April 10th, as General Order No. 9. “After four years of arduous service, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to … Read more

May edition of French Camp’s Historical Highlight

French Camp’s next Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Tuesday, May 12, 12:00 noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church. The guest speaker, Don Smith, will tell “Stories of Life in the Dorm.”

Don and his wife Midge are no strangers in … Read more

Church Memorials & Southern Cooks: My Memories

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to spend some time with friends and actually just be by myself for a change, and it was quite peaceful. I rested a bit, and I also visited a couple of stunning cemeteries … Read more