Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I was studying the part in the last act of Shakespeare’s Hamlet where the brother of the deceased Ophelia asks a priest if … Read more

John W. Baswell, Jr.

Mr. John W. Baswell, Jr., 70, of Ackerman, MS, passed away at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville on Friday, February 14, 2014.

John was a … Read more

Hospital talk topic of meeting

By Amanda McBride

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Questions about the county’s lease with Pioneer Health Systems fuel tempers in the February 10 Board of Supervisors meeting.… Read more

Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish

Jessie Bell Dobbs Cornish, 94, went home to be with her Lord on January 29, 2014. She was born in Choctaw County on November 12, 1919 to Silas Mercer Dobbs and Nannie Bell Gammill Dobbs.

Mrs. Cornish was … Read more

Jail docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 58 miscellaneous incident reports and… Read more