Local couple spread holiday joy with buttons

Rev. Jerry Lawson, pastor of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church, displays one of the Christmas pins he will be distributing throughout Choctaw County during this holiday season. Lawson gives to the pins out as his way to spread the love of Jesus Christ to as many as he can. Lawson and his wife Debra recently traveled to Branson, MO to distribute the pins to bring joy and the love of God to the troubled area.

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer
Rev. Jerry Lawson and wife Debra Lawson are spreading the love of Jesus around in the form of promotional buttons this holiday season.

Rev. Lawson, who is pastor of Enon Cumberland Presbyterian Church of … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/31/14

Junior College Basketball
1 p.m. EMCC vs. Garrett College

Prep Basketball
TBA Kirk Invitational Tournament (Winston Academy entered)
TBA Sam Dale Tournament (Kemper County entered)
Men’s College Basketball
7 p.m. Florida State at Mississippi … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 12/31/14

20 states raise minimum wage

Editorial by Jack Ryan

With an evenly divided government in Washington in 2015 — President Obama is a Democrat, and Republicans will control both houses of Congress — the political stalemate on the minimum wage … Read more