Category: News

4-County sends crews to Virginia in response to winter storm damage

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Winter Storm Jonas has continued to dump snow across the northeast, and that combined with low temperatures and strong winds is a good guarantee that power outages will follow. That’s why 4-County is sending help in the form of 13 … Read more

Many turn out for birthday celebration

Paul Crowley, Shurlds’ neighbor and county supervisor, greets him.

By Terry Harpole

A large crowd came to Maben United Methodist Church on Jan. 16 to help Albert Maury Shurlds Sr. celebrate his 90th birthday.

This was a surprise party for Maury after months of planning by his children, their … Read more

Cancer screening is a ‘no-brainer’


By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When is knowing about a family history of colorectal cancer a good thing?

Clark Roman of Starkville said knowing his family’s increased incidence of colon cancer prompted him to have regular … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

College Basketball
6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss

Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi
5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central … Read more

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports

Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up.… Read more

School Board hears policy readings

From Press Reports

A first reading was held for sections of the Webster County School District’s online policy manual at a previous School Board meeting.

The sections were read Dec. 14, when Federal Programs Director James Mason acted on behalf … Read more

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total … Read more

City among most expensive cities for renters insurance

From Press Reports

Eupora ranks among the expensive cities in Mississippi to insure a rented home or apartment, according to a study by ValuePenguin, a personal finance research website.

To see who has the cheapest and the most expensive renters … Read more

Holmes men improve to 3-2

From school reports

SCOOBA — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a big division win here Thursday night against the East Mississippi Community College Lions, 62-54.

With the win, the Bulldogs went to 12-4 overall and 3-2 in the … Read more