Robert Lee Yates, right, of Eupora shows off the enormous tomato plants in his garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Some of the plants are more than 7 feet high or taller. The plants have grown so tall … Read more
Newly elected Walthall officials are alderwomen Sherlean Stewart and Glendolyn Crowell; Mayor Belinda Stewart; aldermen Buzz Busby, Jeffrey Tabb and Rodney Crowell; and Marshal Casey Henderson. Henderson takes over from outgoing Marshal Benny Neal. The regularly scheduled Walthall board meetings … Read more
Outdoor writer Tony Kinton, right, was the guest speaker for the July meeting of Friends of the Library at Webster County Public Library. He shared his newest novel, “Uncertain Horizons,” with his audience. This is the second book in the … Read more
By Reggie Ross
A Winona man who is facing multiple sexual-related charges in Montgomery, Carroll and Webster counties was bound over to a Montgomery County grand jury Tuesday.
Christopher Lamar Miller, 39, appeared in Montgomery County Justice … Read more
By Danny P. Smith
Starkville Daily News
The Mathiston Mad Dawgs may not have walked away with the first-place trophy at the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament, but gained respect from all who watched them play.
After losing … Read more
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James “Jay” Russell of Calhoun City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Denise Russell, to William Bradley Skelton of Bellefontaine.
Miss Russell is the granddaughter of James Robert Russell of Bentley and Margaret Moore Russell … Read more
A bronze bust of Jerry O’Keefe produced by sculptor Pete Shumpert of Eupora was unveiled July 12 in Biloxi. O’Keefe was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot ace in World War II. Born July 12, 1923, in Biloxi, O’Keefe has … Read more
From Press, Staff Reports
A state inmate with a local conviction who failed to return from a weekend pass Monday was captured later that night.
John Jason “Gooch” Lee was arrested at midnight in Choctaw County, according to the … Read more
From Press Reports
Thirty-six Boy Scouts and four adult leaders left Sunday for the National Scout Jamboree at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve near Beckley, W. Va.
This is a contingent troop made up of Boy Scouts from … Read more
Lawrence and Martha Cardine of Eupora stay fit walking around the track at Whites Creek Lake Park. They and others were walking there Tuesday evening. Lawrence said he usually runs around the track when by himself but walks when his … Read more