Pajama Party at the Summer Reading Program

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“Pajama Party” at the library. The kids at the Summer Reading Program in Ackerman enjoyed their “pajama party” with movies and popcorn during their last day of the program.

The Summer Reading Program was held every Tuesday in June at … Read more

Fireworks Safety: How to have a safe 4th of July

Written by: Ted Gordon, Risk Management/Loss Control Manager

Submitted by: Juli Hughes, County Coordinator

MSU Extension Service – Choctaw County 285-6337

 

It’s hard to believe the Fourth of July is almost here. It is a special time, especially for … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have authored a preparation outline for a six minute informative speech, primarily as a teaching tool for my public speaking students. The speech informs my audience about the four … Read more

The Civil War – July 1863 an important date

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Two extremely significant events occurred in the first week of July 1863, at Vicksburg and Gettysburg, both ending on July 4. The following comments are taken from the Civil War Trust website. Vicksburg

“For many a … Read more

Choctaw County fans help turn Omaha maroon

Photo from Glen Barlow

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer

 

After driving 13 hours to get to Omaha on Sunday, Fifth Circuit Court Judge Joey Loper of Ackerman had to do a double take.

“Everywhere I looked it was maroon and white,” He … Read more