Category: News

Folks enjoy shopping, visiting at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Last Friday at the Maben Farmers’ Market William Shaw brought lots of homegrown red and green tomatoes and a cooler full of shelled lima and speckled butter beans. He was taking orders for other items that…

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

Mathiston political rally A political rally will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 25 in Mathiston’s town park. In addition to political speaking, gospel singing will also be going on. Sean Greer from Macon will bring some good old-fashioned, hand-clapping…

New Stadium for Lady Bulldogs set for 2016

From school reports STARKVILLE, — With an expected completion date of January 2016, progress continues on the construction of the new MSU Softball Stadium. A $6-million project in total, the new facility will have 1,000 chairback seats for fans, a…

Prevent vehicle theft: #protectyourride

From Press Reports The number of vehicle thefts is shockingly high in the United States, with a vehicle stolen approximately every 45 seconds. The Mississippi Department of Transportation supports Vehicle Theft Prevention Month, held each July by the National Highway…

Kilmichael site for new veterans cemetery

From Press Reports Gov. Phil Bryant announced Feb. 15 that Mississippi will construct the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael in Montgomery County. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Mississippi a $6.6 million VA State Veterans Cemetery…

Watch for powdery mildew on crepe myrtles

By Lelia Kelly, PhD State Consumer Horticulture Specialist Extension Professor North Mississippi Research and Extension Center Encourage continued blooming of crepe myrtles by cutting back the tips of the branches as flowers fade. This will remove the developing seedpods and…

MSU floral instructor moves to specialist spot

From Press Reports A longtime Mississippi State University floral professor is now teaching the Mississippi public about floral design. Jim DelPrince, who taught students on the Starkville campus for 23 years, joined the MSU Extension Service as a floral design…

911 Calls – 07/22/15

July 13 9:38 a.m., car hit dog, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds. 12:38 p.m., medical, Sibley Road; Emergency Medical Services, Eupora Fire Department respond. 12:58 p.m., alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds. 2:36 p.m.,…

Diabetes scams fool with quack cures 


From Press Reports  Watch out for an email scam promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. These messages claim that the products are endorsed by official organizations and offer amazing results, but it’s all a con, according to…

Sales tax collections reported for area

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect May sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities. The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $35,889, which is down about 14 percent from the same…