63rd French Camp Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival will be held in French Camp, MS on Saturday, October 11, 2014, in the Natchez Trace Historic District. French Camp is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at the intersection of Hwy 413, near mile marker 181.… Read more

Civil War – The Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

Civilwar.org provides history on fighting in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. “Retaining control of the Shenandoah Valley was a critical task for the Confederate army throughout the Civil War. Known as the breadbasket of the Confederacy, the fertile … Read more

FCA continues to get prepared for region softball play

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

Keep working hard. Keep gaining experience. Keep getting better.

Those three things are all that French Camp Academy head slow-pitch softball coach Sarah Skidmore is asking out of her Lady Panthers as they get … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary 9/17/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vocabulary gets you results! The “Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website cited a study by Johnson O’Connor in which he observed individuals in various walks of life. O’Conner … Read more

Thoughts on marriage: We are a team

From Ethen Gillespie

The concept of “team first” in team sports is the tried and tested formula for consistent winning and that same way of thinking can mean the difference between success and failure in marriage relationships.

We have all … Read more


I want to express my deepest heartfelt thanks to the administration, staff, and coaches of Choctaw County School for their diligence and assistance during our volleyball game Monday, September 8th. One of my players hit her head on the floor … Read more