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Beginning Beekeeping workshops to be held

Three beginning beekeeping workshop will be held by the MSU Extension Service.

July 27 – Workshop on beginning beekeeping from 1-4 PM at the Pike County Extension Office in Magnolia, MS.  Contact Audrey Wilson (awilson@alcorn.edu) if interested in attending.

August … Read more

EPD investigates weekend stabbing

The Eupora Police Department is investigating a weekend stabbing that occurred at an apartment complex.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter said the incident occurred about 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Southwood Acres on Veterans Memorial Boulevard. He said a woman stabbed Isaac … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 28, 1938

‘Pre-eminent Desire’ Lands a Bass

It happened at Savannah Lake on Monday afternoon while Peyton Dunning and “Preacher” Guinn were fishing. Both good fishermen, they were not … Read more

McKibben speaker at prayer breakfast

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — You would have been tempted to stay if you had walked into the fellowship hall of Double-Springs Baptist Church the morning of July 21 and smelled the aroma.
This was the regular day for the … Read more

Get organized to reduce back-to-school stress

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

Kids are not the only people feeling stressed about going back to school.

As families count down the days of summer, the idea of returning to schedules packed with work, school and … Read more

Schools encourage students to drink water, not sodas

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi schools are leading the national effort to reduce excessive sugar intake from beverages that can do students more harm than good, and parents can follow their example at home.

Becke Bounds, assistant … Read more

‘Mater Man’

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Robert Lee Yates, right, of Eupora shows off the enormous tomato plants in his garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Some of the plants are more than 7 feet high or taller. The plants have grown so tall … Read more

Walthall elected officials

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Newly elected Walthall officials are alderwomen Sherlean Stewart and Glendolyn Crowell; Mayor Belinda Stewart; aldermen Buzz Busby, Jeffrey Tabb and Rodney Crowell; and Marshal Casey Henderson. Henderson takes over from outgoing Marshal Benny Neal. The regularly scheduled Walthall board meetings … Read more

Library Friends speaker

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Outdoor writer Tony Kinton, right, was the guest speaker for the July meeting of Friends of the Library at Webster County Public Library. He shared his newest novel, “Uncertain Horizons,” with his audience. This is the second book in the … Read more

Man facing sex-related charges

Miller

By Reggie Ross

Emmerich Newspapers

 

A Winona man who is facing multiple sexual-related charges in Montgomery, Carroll and Webster counties was bound over to a Montgomery County grand jury Tuesday.

Christopher Lamar Miller, 39, appeared in Montgomery County Justice … Read more