Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Next year will mark 80 years since the Blackwood Brothers Quartet formed in Choctaw County, Miss., not far from where I live. Throughout my life I have enjoyed listening to Read more

Civil War – Battle of Campbell’s Station, Tennessee

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

 

A description of the November 16, 1863 Battle of Campbell’s Station was found at the Tennessee Encyclopedia website. The article was written by Spurgeon King, Middle Tennessee State University.

“The engagement at Campbell’s Station occurred … Read more

Mississippi Forge, Inc. locating operations in Ackerman

From press reports

 

Mississippi Forge (PVF), Inc. has announced it is making a $9 million corporate investment and creating 60 new jobs over three years by locating manufacturing operations in Ackerman, Miss.

Mississippi Forge, manufacturer of steel forged flanges … Read more

Turkey and Tinsel this week

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

 

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend Turkey and Tinsel on Thursday, November 14. Seventeen businesses throughout Choctaw County will be participating in Turkey and Tinsel this year. This … Read more

Jail Docket

1/2/13   Ashley Lopez  W/F   7/23/92   CSO  False Info To Officer, No Proof Of Ins & No D.L.

11/3/13    Cedric Johnson   B/M  11/28/80  Game & Fish Poss. of Paraphernalia & Poss. Of Marijuana

11/3/13    Cedric Johnson   B/M  11/28/80  CSO No D.L., … Read more

Supes approve MedStat contract

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

Updating an expired contract with MedStat Emergency Services was on the agenda for the November 4 Choctaw County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Board President Chris McIntire said the county’s contract with MedStat has … Read more