New venture under way for cotton gin office

Margaret Shuffield has cleaned up all the rooms at the W.M. Shuffield Sr.’s Cotton Gin office.

By Dottie Dewberry

MABEN — If these walls could talk, one would hear the sounds of horses and wagons crunching in the gravel in front of the W.M. Shuffield office, which is over 100 years old, as they back up … Read more

Mitchell competing in teen pageant


From Staff Reports

Macy Elizabeth Mitchell will compete this week in the 214 Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant.
Mitchell, of Petal, is the granddaughter of … Read more

Smith honored during memorial service

James Smith stands in front of the fallen officers monument with the name of his grandfather, Daniel E. Smith, where he laid a rose.

From Press Reports

Daniel E. “Dan” Smith, who was born and raised in Mathiston, was among those honored during the Fallen Officers Memorial service May 13 at the main offices of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Jackson.
He … Read more

Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride set


From press reports

MemorialRide06-04The second Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride will be June 7 starting at the old Garan parking lot in Eupora. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the fee is $20; kickstands up at 10 a.m. and refreshments … Read more

Hughes joins CNB


From Press Reports

Walthall native Andy Hughes has joined Citizens National Bank as the senior relationship banker for the bank’s North Mississippi region in Columbus.
Hughes comes to Citizens National Bank with 32 years of banking experience, where he served … Read more

Noah’s Ark

Rivers Turner and Miles Stidham as the rabbits


Children performing the story of Noah’s Ark for the FBC Eupora preschool graduation play, which was May 13, include: … Read more

FBC grads


FBC Eupora preschool teacher Anita Russell is with the 2014 graduates: … Read more

Calendar of events

EES kindergarten registration

Eupora Elementary School kindergarten registration continues June 4-5 and June 24-26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Please bring a… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

What’s the five-syllable adjective and noun that means caring little and an indifferent person? (Its first two syllables are the name of a pop music group from the ’70s and … Read more

Church News

Soul City House of God

Soul City House of God will have a yard sale June 7 in front of the church, which is located at 619 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The yard sale will start at… Read more