Category: News

Sweet potato swan

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF This sweet potato that resembles a swan was grown by Jimmy and Cornelia Cummings of Ticky Bend Road. The googly eyes

MHGC awards Yard of the Month

From Club Reports The Maben Home and Garden Club has selected the home and yard of the Rev. and Mrs. Tommy Temple to receive the Yard of the Month for September.

Itawamba to host fall softball clinics

FULTON — The Itawamba Community College softball program announced the dates for its fall pitching and hitting clinics for ages 13 to high school seniors at the ICC Indoor Practice Facility on the Fulton Campus.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/14/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. From time to time readers of Vaughan’s Vocabulary will ask, “Where do you get your words?” “Well,” I respond, “they are words that I encounter from articles or books, or…

WHS to open clinic in Kilmichael

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — On Oct. 5 at its regularly scheduled meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement between Webster Health Services Inc., which operates North Mississippi Medical…

Time Capsules- 10/14/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Oct. 17, 1940 Mother of 8 EHS Alumni Mrs. H.D. Weeks is a mother of eight children to be graduated from Eupora High School. The children are: Mrs. Thelma Dean…

USDA lists county among disaster areas

On Sept. 23, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 37 counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas because of damages and losses caused by excessive rainfall, flash flooding and prolonged flooding that occurred from April 1-July 6.

Ryan Brown takes defensive honors as State beats Troy

From School Reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) beat Troy (1-4) 45-17 in front of a crowd of 60,000 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory secured win No. 50 at MSU for head coach Dan Mullen.…

Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

From Press Reports Red Ribbon Week, one of the most effective campaigns for preventing tobacco use among youth, takes place Oct. 23–31. This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The week is an opportunity for…

Calendar of Events-10/14/2015

‘Fall Pumpkin Planters’ workshop Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present a workshop on “Fall Pumpkin Planters” from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dorman Hall Greenhouse on the campus on Mississippi State University in Starkville. Come join us and make your own succulent pumpkin centerpiece…