Month: November 2014

1st Deer

Dustin Hardin, 7, shot his first deer on Nov. 11. Dustin is the son of Phillip and Tish Hardin of Stewart.

‘What is Thanksgiving?’

On a cold November morning, 12 excited children arrived at Webster County Library to attend storytime Nov. 19. Ms. Pat led them in two songs,

Residents enjoy Western Week

By Leslie Hawes Activity Director GLC-Eupora Golden LivingCenter-Eupora took it back to the “Good Ol’ Days” during Western Week. The room was all decorated to give it the Western theme, with cowboy hats, bandanas, saddles and anything cowboy. The week…

Christmas decorations

GWEN SISSON Thomas Whitten of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association puts up the city of Eupora’s Christmas decorations.

Egg Bowl has playoff implications

By Bill Burrus Emmerich Newspapers Always the most important football game in Mississippi each year, the Egg Bowl has moved into the national spotlight. The unparalleled success of both Mississippi State and Ole Miss has made this rivalry one to…

Head trauma app helps veterinarians

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications Dr. Andy Shores hopes to help veterinarians make better patient recommendations with a smartphone application. Shores, chief of neurosurgery and neurology at the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine, developed the Small Animal…

Thanksgiving season and holiday kicks off at Maben Library

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library Thanksgiving season started at the Maben Public Library with “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie” during storytime on Nov. 14. Our story is about an old lady who swallowed everything…

Fire departments respond to Maben call

By Terry Harpole MABEN — On Nov. 17, the people at Maben Medical Clinic at Second Avenue and Turner Street off Highway 15 were alert after discovering smoke in the building about 1 p.m., and Maben and Mathiston fire departments…

‘Catfish’ Smith recalls Egg Bowl glory

By Charles M. Dunagin Emmerich Newspapers McCOMB — Ralph “Catfish” Smith jokes that he lettered at both Ole Miss and Mississippi State when he played intercollegiate football. “I was the fifth man in the Mississippi State backfield,” said the former…