Month: March 2014

Road bill heading to conference committee

From Press & Staff Reports A joint House-Senate conference committee is expected to form and negotiate a final version of HB 615, a bill that would, in part, designate a portion of Mississippi 9 in Choctaw County as the

Church news

Marriage Enrichment Weekend at Fellowship Baptist A Marriage Enrichment Weekend will be

Consider beekeeping for fun and profit

By Marina D’Abreau Denny Natural Resource Enterprises MSU Extension Service MISSISSIPPI STATE — If thoughts of keeping bees have been buzzing in your head, you’re not alone. “Beekeeping can be a fascinating hobby, a profitable

Liberty UMC Report

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. Our church is remaining

Maben FBC hosting Passover Seder Meal

From Church Reports First Baptist Church Maben is hosting a presentation of the Passover Seder Meal on April 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The Passover Seder Meal is a Jewish ritual that marks the beginning of the…

March is a good time to scout for deer

By James L. Cummins Special to The Plaindealer By the time hunting season ends, the last word many of us want to hear is “deer.” Yet, before the season starts it is the only thing on our minds. No one…

City sales tax revenue down slightly

From Staff Reports Eupora saw a slight decrease in sales tax collections during January. The city reported $32,749 in sales tax for January, compared to $32,778 for the same month in 2013. Since the state fiscal year began July 1,…

Lady Bulldogs earn North Division split on Tuesday

Some last inning heroics helped the homestanding Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog softball team gain a split here with the Northeast Mississippi Community College Lady Tigers. Holmes won game one 3-2 in eight innings and fell in game two 4-2.…

Time Capsules

 Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: March 30, 1939 Savannah News: