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Church news

Maben Church
of God revival

Maben Church of God, 3965 Crowley Drive, will have revival Aug. 28-31.
The Rev. Lewis Maples will preach at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. Preaching at the weekday services at 7 p.m. will be … Read more

Motorcycle rally riders stop in Eupora

From Press Reports

Saturday afternoon the streets of Eupora rumbled with the sounds of motorcycles as one of The Rally’s organized rides came through and stopped at Sugarland Donuts & More.

Each rider was given a Eupora huggie, ice-cold bottles … Read more

Local student enjoys view of capital

From Press Reports

Hundreds of students in Mississippi and thousands of students across the nation compete each year for the opportunity to win the trip of a lifetime. The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is supported locally by 4-County Electric Power … Read more

Win softball tournament


Local residents recently came together to compete in a church softball tournament at the James O. Gary Sports Complex in Eupora. Members of the team that won the entire tournament were (in no particular order) Jashon Allen, Carlos Dumas, Eric

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Towering tomatoes


Tomato vines tower over Vickie Dodd of Fame Church Road, who said the tallest plants reach 12 feet. Dodd and her husband, Barry, grew the tomatoes in a shaded flower bed in front of their house instead of their garden

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Sports Briefs

EMCC Lions earn
preseason No 1 ranking
From combined reports

For the fourth time in the last five years, East Mississippi Community College will kick off the upcoming football season as the nation’s No. 1 team in the National Junior … Read more

Local sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect June sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities.
MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mid-South Forestry
Equipment Show

The Mid-South Forestry Equipment Show will be Aug. 26-27 at the Mississippi State University John W. Starr Memorial Forest 8 miles south of Starkville on Highway 25.
Times are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3 … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
Aug. 21, 1941
Golden has First Bale

The first bale of cotton reported ginned in Webster County from the 1941 crop was brought here Tuesday morning, August 19 by Clyde … Read more