EMCC eyes lease of Maben campus

From Press Reports

The Starkville School District and East Mississippi Community College are working on a plan to allow the latter to offer courses and college-level classes at West Oktibbeha County High School, according to published reports.

The Maben campus … Read more

NMMC Hospice services available in area

By Christi Holiday, RN

If you or a loved one are facing a difficult time because of a terminal illness, assistance is available to you through North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice.

NMMC Hospice is a specialized program of care … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/22/15

Maben singing
If you like good music, such as country and western, and Southern gospel, then you need to get yourself geared up and go on down to Los Encinos Grill on Turner Street in Maben on April 23.

From … Read more

Holmes’ Kassey Ard delivers no hitter for Lady Bulldogs

From school reports

Holmes Community College freshman pitcher Kassey Ard was one play from having a perfect game here at Mississippi Valley State University last Tuesday against Mississippi Delta Community College. Ard threw a no-hitter in five innings but an … Read more

Relay features Mardi Gras Parade

From Press Reports

Eupora 20th Century is sponsoring the Mardi Gras Parade of Floats to kick off Webster County Relay for Life 2015.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday on the track at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. It is … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/22/15

April 13
William D. Oakman, DOB 03-15-90, WM; Eupora 7: suspended driver’s license.
Anthony Rushing, DOB 12-28-75, WM; Webster 4: public drunk.… Read more

E911 Calls – 04/22/15

April 13
2:27 p.m., medical, Long Branch Road; EMS, Eupora EMRs respond.
4:55 p.m. medical, Hwy. 9; EMS responds.
6:47 p.m., 911 hang-up call, Naron Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:57 p.m., dog complaint, Creswell Road.
11:03 p.m., suspicious vehicle, South … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/22/15

Junior College Baseball
3 p.m. — Holmes at Itawamba (DH)
3 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central (DH)
4 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — Memphis at Ole Miss… Read more

Mathiston man detained on warrant from Ackerman

From Press Reports

On April 10, officers from the Starkville Police Department conducted a traffic stop that resulted in one felony drug arrest and two misdemeanor drug arrests.

A car driven by Thomas D. Green, 32, of Mathiston was stopped … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently encountered what I call vocabulary building homophones, advanced words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings.

Typically homophones have only a one-letter difference, and this can be … Read more