Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have authored a preparation outline for a six minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four … Read more

The Civil War – July 1863 an important date

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Two extremely significant events occurred in the first week of July 1863, at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, both ending on July 4. The following comments are taken from the Civil War Trust website. Vicksburg

“For many a … Read more

Choctaw County fans help turn Omaha maroon

Photo from Glen Barlow

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After driving 13 hours to get to Omaha on Sunday, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joey Loper of Ackerman had to do a double take.

“Everywhere I looked it was maroon and white,” He … Read more

Cave drawings at library

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Dinosaurs, cavemen and cave drawings were part of the Summer Reading Program in Ackerman on June 18. Children learned about the use of hieroglyphics and how they were used to make cave drawings. They even spelled their names using hieroglyphics Read more