Category: News

Maben Class of 1955 has reunion

Class of 1955 members Annie Lee Fulgham Young, Tommy Davidson, Marzelle Clardy, Faye Chadwick, Jimmy Kellum, Jackie Lewis Waldrop, Joann Williams Holloman, James Lewis, Bill Crowley and Jimmie Sue Butler

By Terry Harpole

It was a pretty sunny day when 14 members of the Maben High School Class of 1955 met at the newly remodeled Harveys restaurant in Starkville on June 9.

Most class members are still living in the … Read more

Doughnut shop visit


North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care residents enjoy an afternoon outing to SugarLand Donuts & More. … Read more

Mission: Arlington


Students from First Baptist Church of Eupora served a week at Mission Arlington in Arlington, Texas, from… Read more

4 Generations



Four generations of the Sherry Pearson Davis family gather for a wedding at Wood College in Mathiston. Sherry is … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/1/15

75 Years Ago:

July 4, 1940

Electric Power for Cadaretta

Mayor L.W. Harpole returned Friday from a meeting of officials of the Natchez Trace Electric Power Association, of which he is vice president, held in Houston and announced that a … Read more

Helping others could solve a lot of issues

Hanna McCain WCJ_0057

A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Long-time Maben business closes

Cadence Bank’s Maben
branch closed June 24. A
notice on the ATM in front of
Cadence Bank informed customers
that the automated
teller machine would no longer
be in service as of June 22.

By Terry Harpole
For The WPT

MABEN — In the last few weeks, the people of Maben have adjusted to, or learned to cope with, West Oktibbeha County High School being closed to accommodate the consolidation with the Starkville city … Read more

911 Calls – 07/01/15

June 23
9:50 a.m., dispute, Fulton Street; Mathiston PD responds.
12:35 p.m., medical, Fulton Street; EMS, Mathiston EMRs, Mathiston PD respond.
3:31 p.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.
5:46 p.m., fender bender, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.
6:47 p.m., fight … Read more

Church invites children to Everest VBS

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora

Children will learn that God has the power to provide, comfort, heal, forgive and love us forever at Everest Vacation Bible School, according to VBS Director Charla Boatman.

“I love the theme this year, ‘Everest: … Read more