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Ag awareness

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Program chairman Michael Kolb welcomes guest speaker Greg Gibson to the July 21 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Gibson, member services director for the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, spoke about the Farm Families of Mississippi ag awareness … Read more

Voters must show photo ID card

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From Press Reports

All Mississippians voting at the polls are required to show a photo ID card. Also, individuals voting in person by absentee ballot in person in the circuit clerk’s office are required to show a photo ID.… Read more

Assist at Winona fire

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MATHISTON FD
Fire crews from Tomnolen and Mathiston were dispatched to Winona the night of July 20 to assist with fighting a fire that destroyed SuperValu, the city’s lone grocery store. They were among firefighters from six counties who came … Read more

Maben Market open Fridays, rain or shine

Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt (right) picks out an outstanding watermelon from the Flora crop in Mathiston being sold by three of Henry’s grandsons (from left): Campbell, Carter and Ben.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

PHOTOS BY JANE COLLINS William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra. 

PHOTOS BY JANE COLLINS
William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra.

It was raining off and on all morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market … Read more