Today's Top Stories

The Choctaw Medical Foundation is on a mission to support healthcare in the county through the installment of a sensory garden at the Choctaw County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Tyson Pompelia, the defending two-time champion for the Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon, says he is getting ready for the 39th running of the event which is scheduled for Saturday.
Paramedics Plus, of Tyler, Texas, a for-profit emergency medical service company, is in the process of acquiring LifeCare EMS which services a six county area, including Leake, Winston, Kemper, Scott, Newton and Noxubee Counties.
The number of youth volunteers are few and far between at the Choctaw Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center and the Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home.
On July 14, 30 members of the Marine Raider Memorial March started a 900-mile journey across five states to honor the 15 Marines and U.S. Navy corpsman killed when their KC-130T aircraft crashed in Leflore County on July 10, 2017.
If you are looking for fresh fruits and vegetables, the Louisville Farmer’s Market, at Louisville Coliseum, is the place to be each Friday afternoon from 3:30 until 5:30.

News of the Past

100 Years Ago –April 12, 1918
The New Strand Theatre opens its doors tonight in one of the most thrilling plays ever shown here.  The proprietor, Mr. Dill, has been in the show business for many years. 

Vaughan's Vocabulary

Vaughan’s vocab
April 4
Thank you for reading Vaughan’s Vocabulary each week. I enjoy writing it and I appreciate each reader. The column is a fun way to expand our vocabularies.
See how you do in this week’s word quiz. Please let me know how well you did.