In Our Community – 03/30/2016

Spring Forward   Lisa Harris   Spring break has come and gone, but the memories linger on. My break did not line up with the break of my children, so I did some puttering around the house. I painted a…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/30/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary Recently I read about Ayn Rand (1905-1982), a Russian-born American novelist, philosopher, playwright and screenwriter. I encourage you to visit “Discover Ayn Rand” at aynrand.org, the official website of the…

News of Yesteryear – 03/30/2016

Eighty-Three years ago this week–From the files of the March 17, 1933, Choctaw Plaindealer From Mrs. Anderson’s Collection PLENTY OF BEER SOON By a vote of 316 to 97 the House of Representatives late Tuesday passed President Roosevelt’s Beer bill.…

Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 31 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake 6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy Fast-Pitch Softball 4 p.m. — Leake County at French Camp 5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Louisville 6 p.m. — Bruce at…

Update on actions in the House from Rep. Hood

The majority of House committees met and worked diligently toward the end of last week and up until Tuesday of this week. By Tuesday, deadline day to move all general bills received from the Senate out of committee and onto…