Letter to the Editor – 2/18/2015

War is a racket

Since 1945, all the major nations of the “Free World” have sat quite peaceably by their own firesides except one: the Good Ole USA.

We have managed to meddle in just about every problem that happened … Read more

Calling all former Star Students and Star Teachers

Over the past 49 years, more than 10,000 of Mississippi’s top high school seniors have been honored by the M. B. Swayze Foundation Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.

In celebration the 50th Anniversary of the STAR Program, the Mississippi … Read more

EMCC schedules football tryouts for Feb. 25

From School reports

SCOOBA – Three-time NJCAA Champion East Mississippi Community College will conduct open football tryouts for high school seniors on Wednesday, Feb. 25 on the Scooba campus.

Special teams registration for kickers, punters and snappers will begin at … Read more

Correction – 2/18/2015

Ellen Earley is among employees at Los Encinos Restaurant in Maben. Her last name was incorrect in photo cutline Feb. 11 on Page 17.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 2/18/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary., a superb dictionary and thesaurus, allows the user to type in a vocabulary-building word in the search box to learn its pronunciation, part of speech, examples of sentences in … Read more

FUMC plans a Lenten Lunch Series

From Church Reports

First United Methodist Church announces it’s annual Wednesday Lenten Lunch Series for 2015.

This year’s theme is “Words from the Cross” and will feature local ministers sharing one of Jesus’ last words from the cross. The Rev. … Read more

EHS Alumni Association selects board, officers

From the EHS Alumni Association

The Eupora High School Alumni Association met Feb. 7 at the school. The meeting was well represented by a number of former graduates and former teachers of the school.

The purpose of the meeting was … Read more

Holmes CC men in hunt for North Division title

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Bulldogs kept their hopes of a North Division title alive with a last second bucket from Jarvis Williams on Thursday night as Holmes defeated Mississippi Delta, 68-66.

With the win, the Bulldogs went … Read more