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Summer Reading Program blasts off

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By Dottie Dewberry

Put on your bathing suit, we’re going to the Maben Public Library!

What? Yep! On June 9, Katharyn Rosenhan, a firefighter and assistant training officer, helped Mary Boutwell, Maben librarian, blast kids right out of their clothes … Read more

Razmus Circle

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Sandra Grych, left,  presents a review of the book “The Making  of a Seer: A Personal Journey Into the Spiritual Realms” by Erica Christopher. Grych reviewed the book at the June meeting of the Mathiston United … Read more

Local singer performs for Rotary

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Arey Wilson performs for the Eupora Rotary Club.

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club enjoyed hearing singer/songwriter Arey Wilson of Bellefontaine perform at its June 16 meeting.

Accompanied by her acoustic guitar, she performed a variety of cover and original songs ranging from “Proud Mary” and “Hey … Read more

Maben UMC pastor begins 7th year

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The Rev. Scarlet and Tim Shepperd

By Terry Harpole

Maben United Methodist Church, a church that for a few years back shared its pastor with Double Springs, Providence and even Pheba and Cedar Bluff Methodist churches, was happy to have its pastor return and begin her … Read more

Maben Class of 1955 has reunion

Class of 1955 members Annie Lee Fulgham Young, Tommy Davidson, Marzelle Clardy, Faye Chadwick, Jimmy Kellum, Jackie Lewis Waldrop, Joann Williams Holloman, James Lewis, Bill Crowley and Jimmie Sue Butler

By Terry Harpole

It was a pretty sunny day when 14 members of the Maben High School Class of 1955 met at the newly remodeled Harveys restaurant in Starkville on June 9.

Most class members are still living in the … Read more

Doughnut shop visit

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North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents enjoy an afternoon outing to SugarLand Donuts & More. … Read more

Mission: Arlington

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Students from First Baptist Church of Eupora served a week at Mission Arlington in Arlington, Texas, from… Read more

4 Generations

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GWEN SISSON

Four generations of the Sherry Pearson Davis family gather for a wedding at Wood College in Mathiston. Sherry is … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/1/15

75 Years Ago:

July 4, 1940

Electric Power for Cadaretta

Mayor L.W. Harpole returned Friday from a meeting of officials of the Natchez Trace Electric Power Association, of which he is vice president, held in Houston and announced that a … Read more

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

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A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more