Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your

I was reading about Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) and had forgotten that he had been a newspaper reporter and an editor for a number of magazines and for a publishing house … Read more


Abbigail Leigh Kelley

Abbigail Leigh Kelley, 5 Months, died December 17, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral services were 11 am Saturday, December 21, 2013, at the Crossroads Baptist Church in Choctaw County with burial following in the Crossroads Cemetery in … Read more

Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)


Prep Basketball

TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered)

11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian

12:30 p.m. — … Read more

20th Century Club hosts annual Christmas Brunch

Jordan Box of French Camp providing special music during the annual Christmas Brunch.

Reported by Donna McKay, Club Reporter


The Choctaw County Community Center was turned into a winter wonderland with ‘The Sights and Sounds of Christmas’ by the club members of the Ackerman Twentieth Century Club at their annual Christmas Brunch … Read more

Letters of Blessings and to Santa

WES-Mrs Howard and Mrs. Hemphill’s Pre-K Class


I would like to give a reindeer to Mama this Christmas because she is so sweet to me. I am very grateful for my dirt bike. My blessings are Jesse. By Jackson … Read more

Calendar of Events

No 5th Sunday Night Singing

Providence Baptist Church announces that there will be no 5th Sunday night singing for December (Dec. 29). Bro. Randle Poss, pastor.


DYW Meet and Greet

Jan. 5

Preparations for the Choctaw County Distinguished Young … Read more