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Summer program targets rural medical scholars

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi high school juniors considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.… Read more

East Webster boys pick up two more victories

Darius Bryant uses his long reach to block a potential pass.
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JT Slay takes the ball away from the basket to escape heavy defense.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The East Webster High School boys picked up a Region 4-2A win last week, by using a big second quarter to … Read more

Many turn out for birthday celebration

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Paul Crowley, Shurlds’ neighbor and county supervisor, greets him.

By Terry Harpole

A large crowd came to Maben United Methodist Church on Jan. 16 to help Albert Maury Shurlds Sr. celebrate his 90th birthday.

This was a surprise party for Maury after months of planning by his children, their … Read more

Cancer screening is a ‘no-brainer’

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By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — When is knowing about a family history of colorectal cancer a good thing?

Clark Roman of Starkville said knowing his family’s increased incidence of colon cancer prompted him to have regular … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27
College Basketball
6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss

THURSDAY, JAN. 28
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy
Junior College Basketball
5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi
5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central … Read more

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports

Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up.… Read more

School Board hears policy readings

From Press Reports

A first reading was held for sections of the Webster County School District’s online policy manual at a previous School Board meeting.

The sections were read Dec. 14, when Federal Programs Director James Mason acted on behalf … Read more