Opinion

The Grinnel that stole the 4th Of July

By Roy Hawkins

The big fish tail walked all over the old run of the Big Black River locked in a battle to the death with my dad. My father and I were bass fishing on the ole run when … Read more

In Our Community – 06/24/15

Fatherhood

Pastor Steve Ellison

God has given much authority, and even more responsibility to fathers.  Social workers study extensively and consistently report that good fathering is of the utmost importance in the well-being of children.

Therefore it is right and … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 06/24/15

Another challenge for oil producers

by Jack Ryan
Publisher McComb Enterprise Journal

America’s shale oil producers have faced many challenges since last fall, when the price of their product sank. Another challenge is looming that may make the companies less … Read more

Correction – 06/17/15

In the June 10 edition of the Choctaw Plaindealer, we erred when typing the letter from Joey Loper. We made several errors in typing and we apologize for the errors. Below is the correct version of the letter:

In the … Read more

In our community – 06/17/15

A Thought for Today
Missionary Ernestine Kennedy
And he told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, “What shall I do? I have no place to store my fruits.” … Read more

Editorial roundup – 06/17/15

A middle ground on state inmates
Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher has made a counteroffer to those counties grousing about his plan to transfer 1,000 inmates from their jails to the state’s underutilized community work centers.

These counties can keep … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/10/15

Concern over inaccuracies

In the most recent edition of the newspaper, there was a photograph of a marker placed on the grounds of Ackerman Elementary School. It commemorates the fact that the building once housed Choctaw County High School, which … Read more

In Our Community – 06/10/15

God Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill

Gods’ love is like a sweet song of a Blue Jay; it’s beautiful to the one who takes time to listen to it. Thank you heavenly father for your peace. Isaiah 26:3 Thou will keep … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/03/15

Our Hope
I recently saw a picture of a T-shirt that had a message on it addressing a humanitarian type organization. The message said, “You are our hope.” I’m sure the message is well intended, and I know the organization … Read more

In Our Community – 06/03/15

That’s Life

By Ruth Nowlin

By this time any who read my columns know that I am a ‘tree hugger’ ‘ sometimes literally.  Of all the trees that I have admired and that have made home a place to feel … Read more