Vaughan named pastor at Crossroads Baptist Church


By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Don Vaughn writes a regular article for this publication “Vaughan’s Vocabulary”. His article, most of you are familiar with, provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.… Read more

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports

It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice.… Read more

Pink Day

The Ackerman Early HeadStart Center observed Breast Cancer Awareness this past Friday, October 23 by having a “Pink Day”.  … Read more

Emmerich examines Initiative 42


Several good friends and readers have asked me to weigh in on the Initiative 42 referendum.

Initiative 42 shifts the ultimate decision on school funding from the legislature to the state supreme court.… Read more

In our community

First Lady Thelma Geeter and Pastor Lyndon B. Geeter.

“ The Sainted Ones”
Lisa Harris

Watching my team play the other night, I realized that it is not over until the fat lady sings. They pulled through and won the victory even though the odds were stacked against them.… Read more