Birth (December 8, 2015)

Josh and Erica Poyadou with daughter Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Josh and Erica Huffman Poyadou of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou.… Read more

Ole Miss takes sweet win over Oklahoma State

Ole Miss receiver Derrick Jones (19) tries to haul in a pass against Oklahoma State during the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2015. (Photo by Bob Smith)

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was.

No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.… Read more

Top Stories: 2015

Woods center holds the state trophy

News of Yesteryear
The Top 15 for 2015

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

This week we have combined our News of Yesteryear to give you our top 15 news stories for the year 2015.

These stories ran in our … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 01/06/16

Another Freebee

I read your editorial of last week and went on about my daily chores without giving it a second thought until today.  Then I took that second and several other thoughts.  We paid our solid waste pickup bill … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/16

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1. … Read more