Region 4 State Games baseball roster filled

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Region 4 team for the 2014 State Games of Mississippi Baseball team has been selected. Region 4 coach Tyler Rogers of Nanih Waiya said no Choctaw County athletes tried out for the team, … Read more

In our community – Love And Kindness

Written by Rev. Howard Lewis

Jeremiah 31:3
3 The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.
As many of you know, I  now … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is iambic pentameter (eye-AM-bik pen-TAM-uh-tur)? Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the noun iamb, which has been in English since 1586, as a metrical foot consisting of one short syllable … Read more

Brim fishing for food at Mr. Calton’s pond

By Roy Hawkins

There is no indication now that Mr. Calton Quarles’s pond was ever there. The dam that formed the small lake was bulldozed away years ago, and the shallow swale where the water once stood is covered with … Read more