Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

On the blog titled “Tipping My Fedora” is a review of Think Twice, a 1939 play by Ayn Rand. Ayn is pronounced like the first syllable in Einstein. The review … Read more

First Impressions Grant applications available now

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will be administering the First Impressions Grant Program with the support of the Choctaw County Economic Development District. Grant applications can be requested by contacting the Chamber of … Read more

Senate clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act

From Press & Staff Reports

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker on April 15 announced their support for legislation that would provide an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of first responders who are killed … Read more

Services will honor fallen officers

From Press & Staff Reports

Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the national and state level during National Police Week, which is May 15-21.

The 35th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. May … Read more

A chilly 4th Annual Kid’s Fishing Rodeo held


Presentation of the colors was done by members of troop 41/141 (from left to right) Barrett Shearer, Jeremy Miller and Kirk Shearer. To their right are troop leaders Bobby Jordan and Calvin Jones. In the background Andrew Little sings the

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Holmes baseball splits pair on road against Meridian

The visiting Holmes Community College Bulldogs split two games with No. 7 Meridian Community College here Saturday. Holmes won game one, 7-4, and fell 4-3, in game two.

With the split, the Bulldogs went to 19-17 overall and 10-10 and … Read more