Sports Briefs

Holmes’ Bryant named MORA ‘Hero on the Field’

The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) and JucoWeekly are teaming up to provide a “Hero on the Field” from football programs in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges. The “Hero … Read more

Calendar of Events

Maben Punt, Pass
and Kick Contest

The annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest will be held this year on Sept. 17 at the East Webster High School football field in Cumberland.
The event is for boys and girls ages 6-15. … Read more


Sept. 2
5:58 p.m., medical, Bluitt Road; EMS responds.

Sept. 3
7:15 a.m., alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.
11:34 a.m., alarm, South Dunn Street; EPD responds.
11:38 a.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.
11:42 a.m., medical, Bluff … Read more

Prescribed Burning Program accepting applications

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) is now accepting applications for their Fire on the Forty program. Wildlife Mississippi is continuing its partnership with the MDWFP, the U.S. Fish … Read more