Opinion

In our community

Gobble Gobble

Lisa Harris

  Every year about this time we set aside one day to give thanks. That leaves 364 days to take everything for granted. We do have much to be thankful for and should do so more often. Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

East Miss. Community College English Composition instructor Laura Vernon and I started a weekly radio drama called Hope for Tomorrow on the college’s radio station (WGTC- Mayhew) which can be heard anywhere with the Tune in Radio app. The script … Read more

In Our Community

God’s Love

By Evangelist Francie Hemphill

 

God’s love is like the sweet aroma of fresh coffee, it is mm-mm-good like the Lord is good.

 

Thank everyone who took time out to pray, visit, gave gifts, money, whatever you … Read more

In Our Community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

Two weeks from Tuesday the election will be over, all but the crying.  No matter which candidate wins the people of America that put their blood sweat and tears into keeping the wheels turning (and … Read more

Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Trump:

Re: Election November 8, 2016

The enclosed article from our current weekly newspaper written by Joseph McCain, publisher of the Choctaw Plaindealer, prompted me to write this letter to you. (Editorial that appeared in the Oct. 12 … Read more

In Our Community

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

When I Get Grown I’ll —

Well, it finally happened.  Life has come full cycle.  My hubby caught me this morning, just like my mother did – um – some years ago – pinching the … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

Try my table technique for mastering vocabulary-building words. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need five columns and 21 rows to begin with, and as you add … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Dictionary.com, a superb dictionary and thesaurus, allows the user to type in a vocabulary-building word in the search box to learn its pronunciation, part of speech, examples of sentences in which the word is used, its etymology, and more. One … Read more

In Our Community: That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

“In a relationship”

Yet another of my grandchildren has announced that they are “in a relationship.” Interesting. What my question is, “Just what or who are you ‘in a relationship’ with?”

So I “googled” relationship. It seems … Read more