Late defensive stand helps CCHS hold off Houston

Choctaw Chargers

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County High School defense rose to the occasion late in its 28-26 win over homestanding Houston to hand the Chargers a thrilling non-region win.

CCHS had rallied from a two-touchdown deficit (20-7) … Read more

Sibley to perform at Ackerman Church of God


By Press Reports

Alan Sibley will perform at Ackerman Church of God on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 6pm. There will be a Bean/Soup/Bread supper before the concert beginning at 4:30pm. The proceeds will go toward the church building fund.… Read more

Attractive landscapes improve home values


By Norman Winter

Have you ever shopped for a house and discovered you liked the ones with gorgeous landscapes better? Homes with attractive landscapes generally bring a premium price.

While we don’t necessarily plant a landscape to help sell our … Read more

How to prepare a home for a storm

(Family Features)

To be prepared in any situation, planning ahead is critical. Engine-driven portable generators are intended for multiple uses and designed for portability. When utility power is unavailable due to extreme weather, portable generators become a useful source of … Read more

That’s Life – 9/24/2014

By Ruth Nowlin
I have been told that the biggest percentage of my regular readers are of the chronically challenged, well seasoned, and tested persuasion.  I do hope that those who are reaching to attain this station in life enjoy … Read more

Hunting/Fishing Day promotes outdoor sports, conservation

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Plaindealer

Wildlife enthusiasts will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday.

In 1970, Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafter created “Outdoor Sportsman’s Day” in that state. In early 1972, Congress unanimously passed bills declaring … Read more