Church news

Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B.

Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Church, 9203 Hwy. 389 N., Starkville, is celebrating Pastor George Sanders’ ninth-year anniversary. Speakers will be the Revs. Charles Goss on June 1, Sammy Barksdale on June 2 and Bruce Guyton on … Read more

Poster contest winner

Congratulations to Gracie Pogue, second-grade Winner of the Farm Bureau’s Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Mississippi Farms are a great place to live.” Gracie is the daughter of David and Mia Pogue. GraciePogue05-25Read more

NMMC Hospice honors Caregiver of the Year

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice has honored Libby Middleton of Bellefontaine with the Caregiver of the Year Award. Middleton cared for her late husband, William, who was admitted to hospice in August 2014 and passed away peacefully … Read more

Local clinic welcomes new medical provider

From Press Reports

Eupora Primary Care Clinic welcomes Abby Sutton, FNP-C.

Sutton received her associate’s degree in nursing from Itawamba Community College, and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women. She completed the family nurse practitioner program … Read more

‘Shark Trouble!’ at Maben storytime

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

“Shark Trouble!” written by Sam Lloyd and illustrated by Jack Tickle was the featured book at the Maben Public Library’s storytime May 13. Sharks are always interesting subjects to read about. Our story … Read more

Calendar of events

Faulkenbery Adoption Fund yard sale

A yard sale with all proceeds going to the Faulkenbery Adoption Fund will be Saturday, June 4, beginning at 8 a.m. across from Los Encinos Mexican Grill on Highway 9 South in Eupora. This is … Read more

Large attendance for area memorial

By Terry Harpole

On May 1, as has been the case, for the last few years, an overflow crowd attended the annual memorial services for Double-Springs Methodist, Clear Springs Baptist and Double-Springs Baptist Cemeteries on Maben-Sturgis Road near Maben.

As … Read more

Relay for Life fun


Kevin and Taylor Barnette perform


Aubrey Hood performs


Sean Greer performs


Cancer survivors take the Survivor Lap


Lyn Blaylock, Frances Hyde and Susan Edwards sell luminaries


Long Time Coming performs


Luminarias in honor or in memory of people touched by

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PBS winners

Eupora Elementary School had a successful second-semester Positive Behavior Systems program. This program promotes positive behavior during school and on the bus. These are classroom winners and winners of the $100.


$100 winners: Raleigh Hodges, Ja’Qurrion Wofford, Anna Katherine Doggett,

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Farmers’ Market begins produce giveaway

By Jane Collins

Maben Farmers’ Market

Saturday was a beautiful day for shopping and visiting at the Maben Farmers’ Market.

William Shaw brought lots of fresh Chilton County, Alabama, peaches and plums, Mississippi-grown tomatoes, yellow squash, green onions and fresh-dug … Read more