Boys hoops set to get underway in area this week

By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer

While the girls basketball teams of both French Camp Academy and Choctaw County High School have a game under their belts, the boys teams are set to tip it off this week.

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Holmes Lady Bulldogs improve to 4-1 on season

From combined reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 4-1 on the season with a 61-57 home win over the Lady Jaguars of Southern University-Shreveport on Saturday.

Aja Williams and Minyone Hill each had 12 points while Taylor … Read more

Sports Schedules – 11/19/2014

WED, NOV. 19
Women’s College Basketball
TBA — West Alabama at Stillman

THURS, NOV. 20
Prep Basketball
TBA — Caledonia Tournament (Choctaw County entered)
6 p.m. — Neshoba Central at Louisville
6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Sebastopol
6 p.m. … Read more

Civil War – Continued fighting in Georgia

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

By late November 1864, General Sherman and his army of 60,000 were a week into the infamous March to the Sea. The army left Atlanta with rations for only two weeks, with plans to live off … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 11/19/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

You can Google “Vocabulary Quiz- Merriam-Webster Online” and find the link to the website on which you can take a 10-question quiz to find out how strong your vocabulary is. … Read more

In Our Community – 11/19/2014

A Thought for Today

Lord, who shall abide in thy Tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy Holy Hills? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteous and speaketh the truth in his heart. He that backfiteth not with his … Read more