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ExxonMobil grant

Eupora Elementary School Principal Trey Rolison receives a $500 check from Barry Rushing on behalf of SHAPE teacher Patricia Cochran. … Read more

Work at Cadence Bank

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TERRY HARPOLE

This is one of the 20 service vehicles of Cole Electrical Co. from Birmingham, Ala., … Read more

Newlyweds should save, plan before buying home

Newlywed couples who want to buy their first home should educate themselves on the process and have a written financial plan to follow. (Photo by iStock)

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Newlywed couples face numerous questions when considering the purchase of their first home.

Finances, mobility, career stability, credit and the state of the housing market are all important factors to think … Read more

Calendar of Events – 02/25/2015

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NARFE to meet
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will have its monthly meeting on Feb. 26 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.

Doors open at 11 am and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s guest … Read more

Food safety tips keep wedding guests smiling

Keeping hot and cold foods at the proper temperatures during a wedding reception is essential for maintaining food safety and quality. (Photo by iStock)

By Keri Collins Lewis
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Food-borne illnesses are not popular wedding favors, and brides can keep their guests smiling by practicing a few simple food safety tips.

Natasha Haynes, host of “The Food Factor” and … Read more

Merle Temple speaks at EWHS

Temple visits with a pair of students.

From School Reports

MABEN — Merle Temple came to speak to the student body and staff of East Webster High School on Feb. 11.

He is the author of the novel “A Ghostly Shade of Pale” and the sequel, “A … Read more

Maben storytime about weather, storms

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By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

We read “When a Storm Comes Up” during storytime at the Maben Public Library on Feb. 20.

We had one child to brave the cold and sleet. J.J. Chism learned about the different … Read more

Jail Docket – 02/25/2015

Feb. 17
Jimmy Ward, DOB 04-07-60, BM; Webster 5: contempt of court: failure to pay child support.
Jeremy Jones, DOB 08-17-89, BM; Mathiston 3: suspended DL-implied consent; possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and Eupora … Read more

Corrections – 02/25/2015

Khyati Ganatra of Mathiston made the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester at the University of Mississippi. Her last name was misspelled in an article Feb. 4 on Page 9.… Read more