Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of Think Twice, a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review…

First Impressions Grant applications available now

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Choctaw County Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by contacting the Chamber of…

Senate clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act

From Press & Staff Reports U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker on April 15 announced their support for legislation that would provide an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of first responders who are killed…

Services will honor fallen officers

From Press & Staff Reports Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the national and state level during National Police Week, which is May 15-21. The 35th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. May…

A chilly 4th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo held

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer Blustery winds and a cool morning welcomed young fisherman to the Choctaw County Lake Saturday, April 16 for the 4th annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo as registration began at 7:30 p.m. The record crowd of…