Month: May 2014

Shaking, breaking and making a people, nation

By the Rev. J.B. Rowe Scripture: Hebrews 12:25-26: “See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from him…

Deadline nears for longleaf pine aid

From Press Reports Landowners in Mississippi wanting to create or restore longleaf pine stands can apply for financial assistance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Longleaf Pine Initiative is offered under the Environmental Quality Incentive…

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. What’s a word that’s made up of three three-letter words? The first of the three is a synonym for “automobile” and the third is a synonym for “attempt”? What did…

Environmentalist greenhouse gas concept ridiculous

Opinion by Pete Shumpert sculptorpete@bellsouth.net In the 1970s scientists and politicians claimed that GLOBAL FREEZING would cause worldwide catastrophe by the 1990s. It didn’t happen. So, in the 1990s they started claiming that because of increased CO2 caused by industry,…

Obituary – Rupert Watson Jr.

Services for Rupert Calvin Watson Jr., 91, of Amory are 11 a.m. May 1, 2014, at the E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Dr. Lloyd Sweatt officiating. A graveside committal will follow at 3 p.m. at the Eupora…

Teachers-in-training plant seeds of kindness

From Press Reports In support of an ongoing anti-bullying initiative at a Starkville middle school, nearly two dozen Mississippi State University education majors planted seeds of kindness, literally and figuratively. Early in the spring semester, Armstrong Middle School sixth-graders initiated…

Obituary – Mavis Christine Perry

Mavis Christine Perry, 87, of Kilmichael, MS, passed away on April 24, 2014 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. She was born in Grenada County, MS, on March 15, 1927. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethany Church…

EHS Class of 1964 plans reunion

From Press Reports The Eupora High School Class of 1964 has scheduled a reunion for the weekend of May 23-25. Organizers invite anyone who was ever in this class, was friends with someone in the class, or was close to…