Ackerman Cub Scouts hosts Pinwood Derby

Local cub scouts prepare for pinwood derby.


On Saturday, April 18th, 2015, the Ackerman Cub Scout Troop 41 and the Ackerman Baptist Church Royal Ambassadors held a join Pinwood Derby Tournament at the Ackerman Baptist Church Family Life Center.

The overall winners were:  Best Designed Car: … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/22/15

The case for police cameras
Editorial by Jack Ryan

Two recorded events, one in South Carolina and the other in Arizona, make it obvious that assigning a camera to all police officers as part of their work equipment would be … Read more

CCHS golfers set for Region 5-3A tourney this week

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Kent Baughn’s return to the golf course was a successful one for the Choctaw County High School Chargers.

He fired an 80 last Monday to make the all-tournament team in a seven-team event at Columbus … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently encountered what I call vocabulary building homophones, advanced words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings.

Typically homophones have only a one-letter difference, and this can be … Read more

Chargers entered week looking for key win

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A disappointing 8-4 loss to Region 5-3A foe Forest last week had the Choctaw County High School baseball team in a must-win situation this week.

The Chargers were set to host league-leading Southeast Lauderdale on … Read more