Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently presented an informative speech about “The Prince” by Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) and gave my students copies of the speech’s preparation outline. In Chapter 24, Machiavelli is concerned with … Read more

Calendar of Events

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SATURN: The Ringed Giant

July 8, 7 p.m., Rainwater Observatory, French Camp. Speaker, Edwin Faughn explores one of the most beautiful and recognizable planets in the solar system. … Read more

Green’s 50th Wedding Anniversary upcoming

Please join family and friends in celebrating Curtis and Linda Green’s 50th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, July 17th at 2:00 PM at the Providence Baptist Church Family Life Center on Hwy 415- Ackerman Let your presence be your present, please. … Read more

School choice group grades legislators

From Press Reports

Sen. Gary Jackson (District 15) and Rep. Joey Hood (District 35) received an “A” on Empower Mississippi’s 2016 Education Report Card, which grades every member of the Legislature on key school choice and education reform votes from … Read more

Saturn: The Ringed Giant


Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “SATURN: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

“SATURN: The Ringed Giant!”,presented by Edwin … Read more

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed 56 miscellaneous incident reports and 7 incident offense reports last week.

6/24/16 Hollie Berry W/F 12/16/80 MHP DUI, MVL, & Poss. of Alcohol

6/26/16 Carol Miller B/F 10/26/72 APD Public Intoxication

6/28/16 William B. … Read more