Day: July 19, 2012

Newman reports soon to Blue Jays

Johns Hopkins football coach Jim Margraff will welcome the 2012 Blue Jays to preseason camp on Aug. 11 in Baltimore.

Among those reporting will be a class of 31 freshmen who are set to join the program for the first … Read more

Local youths competing at NHSFR

From Press Reports

Laura Beth Kolb and Corrine Jackson earned positions on the Mississippi high school rodeo team and are competing with fellow teammates at the 64th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyo., in the poles … Read more

Presley holds Rural Community Meeting

From Staff Reports

MATHISTON — Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner, heard directly from ratepayers during a Rural Community Meeting on July 17 at Bennett Hall Auditorium.

He updated those attending on issues before the Public Service Commission. These … Read more

Starkville teacher, writer visits Maben

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — The quiet town of Maben had a surprise visit June 21 by a Starkville High School teacher who is involved in writing a book.

The Maben visitor was Pittsburgh native Norman Mellin, who teaches string … Read more

Find fresh produce at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market is the place to find fresh produce and other good shopping on a Saturday morning from 7 til 10 a.m.

William Shaw was there last Saturday with … Read more

Calendar of Events

Wright Reunion The 42nd annual Wright Reunion will be July 22 at the VFW building 1 mile east of Eupora off U.S. 82. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. A covered-dish (potluck) luncheon will be served at noon.

Blood drive … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 22, 1937 Styles Go Round and Round Little girls of 21 years ago wore almost exactly the style in hats that little girls do today, which goes to prove that styles, like the music, really go … Read more