Month: February 2015

ExxonMobil grant

Eupora Elementary School Principal Trey Rolison receives a $500 check from Barry Rushing on behalf of SHAPE teacher Patricia Cochran.

Work at Cadence Bank

TERRY HARPOLE This is one of the 20 service vehicles of Cole Electrical Co. from Birmingham, Ala.,

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home. Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think…

Calendar of Events – 02/25/2015

NARFE to meet The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will have its monthly meeting on Feb. 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville. Doors open at 11 am and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s guest…

Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Food-borne illnesses are not popular wedding favors, and brides can keep their guests smiling by practicing a few simple food safety tips. Natasha Haynes, host of “The Food Factor” and…

Merle Temple speaks at EWHS

From School Reports MABEN — Merle Temple came to speak to the student body and staff of East Webster High School on Feb. 11. He is the author of the novel “A Ghostly Shade of Pale” and the sequel, “A…

Maben storytime about weather, storms

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library We read “When a Storm Comes Up” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 20. We had one child to brave the cold and sleet. J.J. Chism learned about the different…

Jail Docket – 02/25/2015

Feb. 17 Jimmy Ward, DOB 04-07-60, BM; Webster 5: contempt of court: failure to pay child support. Jeremy Jones, DOB 08-17-89, BM; Mathiston 3: suspended DL-implied consent; possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and Eupora…

Corrections – 02/25/2015

Khyati Ganatra of Mathiston made the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester at the University of Mississippi. Her last name was misspelled in an article Feb. 4 on Page 9.