Summer brings encounters with reptiles

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The arrival of spring and summer is accompanied by more outdoor activities, especially water activities. Along with this increase in outdoor activity comes an increase in encounters with reptiles. And when it … Read more

School board approves insurance renewal

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Education discussed insurance quotes as well as opened bids on numerous projects during its June 8 meeting at the Central Office at 7 p.m.

The meeting began with the … Read more

AES Honor Roll

Ackerman Elementary School Honor Roll 4th Nine Weeks

Superintendent’s List:
1st Grade: Kevin Drake Bunn, Robert Thomas Curtis, Kelsey Nichole Fulgham, Cayden Parker Hassell, Alysa Anne Helms, Kara Whitney Hollis, Mykia Tyanna Holman, Sharman Shevez Holman, William Lawson Jewell. Carson … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/17/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary … Read more