The Magnolia State Bluegrass Association wants members

By Allen Baswell
Contributing Writer

It is safe to say that Mississippi can lay claim to different genres of music—including rock and roll as well as blues. While bluegrass gained its origins elsewhere, there is an interest in that style … Read more

6th Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon

The Choctaw County High School Alumni Association is proud to announce the 6th Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon. The Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 21 at 1 PM at Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman.

We are honoring … Read more

McKenzie gives Lady Panthers lift in two victories

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Anna Grace Mackenzie knocked down 19-of-20 free throws over a two-game span to help the Lady Panthers of French Camp Academy to a pair of basketball victories last week.

She hit 9-of-10 from the line … Read more

Civil War – Hampton Roads Peace Conference

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

“The Hampton Roads Conference convened on February 3, 1865, in an attempt to find a negotiated settlement to the Civil War. As Confederate prospects for survival deteriorated, leaders on both sides met aboard the River Queen … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Some of you seem to like my table technique of learning vocabulary building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more

Seed for healthy wildlife food plots available

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more