Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

Full Circle Knitting and Crochet Group Nov. and Dec. Full Circle is part of the Mississippi State University Extension and meets every Tuesday from 9:00-12:00. (During the 1st Tuesday of each month, Yarn Spinners Book Club joins the group from…

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week. Dre Massey, a sophomore from Greenville, S.C., will take his talents to the University of Florida Gators next season.…

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C. Women’s…

News of Yesteryear

74 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK – From the files of the December 26, 1941, Choctaw Plaindealer: Board Alderman – Ackerman, Mississippi, December 2, 1941. Be it remembered that on the above date the Mayor and Board of Alderman of the…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of…