Category: News

Local team assists in toddler search in Chickasaw

From Press & Staff Reports A 2-year-old who went missing Thursday morning in Chickasaw County was found crying and clinging to a power line pole. Eli Ray, who disappeared from a County Road 24 residence around 10 a.m., was found at…

Maben Home, Garden Club enjoys Christmas party

From Club Reports Over the river and through the woods the Maben Home and Garden Club ladies did go Dec. 8 to the forest-enclosed home, which was suitably decorated in traditional Christmas colors for the season, of Dottie Dewberry`s for…

MSU pounds N.C. State to take Belk Bowl title

From School Reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a…

Time Capsules – 01/06/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 2, 1941 Light Award to Mrs. Wise Eupora residences and yards and downtown stores were resplendent with beautiful designs and Christmas trees during the holiday season. In the annual…

Tell me something good

Act as mature Christians: speak positive From Liberty UMC A happy new year to all from Liberty UMC and pastor Rochelle Ashford-Minor. Pastor Rochelle started her first sermon this year with a dynamic message and challenge to every member of…

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

Area’s environment should promote economic growth Let’s talk economic development. In order to have economic development, an entity cannot tie the hands of the economic development council behind its back and hang a noose around its neck.

The secrets of Orion

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 8, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1.…

HCC Men, Women hope to continue strong hoops start

From school reports Through the first 10 games of the season, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs are holding an 8-2 record and a 1-1 North Division record, while the women are 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the North. The men…