E911 Calls

June 29 11:16 a.m., Weir-Salem Rd., Alarm, CSO  12:58 p.m., Hwy. 15 S., Welfare Check,CSO 1:03 a.m., W. Cherry Ave., Welfare Check, APD 8:23 p.m., Hannah Rd., Medical Call, EMS June 30 9:10 a.m., Hwy. 15, Alarm, CSO 10:01 a.m.,…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 62 miscellaneous incident reports and 12 incident offense reports last week. 6/30/16 King Lenoir B/M 1/31/88 CSO Transferred for Work Program 6/30/16 Willie Edwards B/M 9/24/64 CSO Assault on Correctional Officer 7/1/16 Mark Gladney…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary I have another quiz of a variety of vocabulary-building words for you in this week’s Vaughan’s Vocabulary. See how well you do. The quiz begins with a word that I…

July is National Blueberry Month

By Juli Hughes Choctaw County Coordinator MSU Extension Service Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber and are low in fat. With just 80 calories a cup, eating blueberries can boost your body’s antioxidant activity and also…

News of Yesteryear

Seventy-four years ago this week–From the files of the July 3, 1942 Choctaw Plaindealer. First Settlers of Ackerman (We continue with part two of a four part series) In March, 1883, he wrote it was a sure thing and that…