Rotarians learn about MSU-SBDC

Scott and Rotary program chairman Stan Blaylock

From Staff Reports

Debbie Scott shared information about resources available to small businesses with the Eupora Rotary Club on Feb. 17.

Scott is director of the Small Business Development Center at Mississippi State University.

Mississippi’s Small Business Development Centers provide … Read more

Hester paints for LTC residents


Lisa Hester, an art teacher for Webster County Schools, paints roosters for the residents of North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care. … Read more

ExxonMobil grant

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

Work at Cadence Bank



This is one of the 20 service vehicles of Cole Electrical Co. from Birmingham, Ala., … Read more

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

Newlywed couples who want to buy their first home should educate themselves on the process and have a written financial plan to follow. (Photo by iStock)

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

Keeping hot and cold foods at the proper temperatures during a wedding reception is essential for maintaining food safety and quality. (Photo by iStock)

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 … Read more

Merle Temple speaks at EWHS

Temple visits with a pair of students.

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 … Read more

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 … Read more