Boil-water alert lifted

The Mississippi State Department of Health has lifted a boil-water alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the Savannah Water Association #1 water supply in Webster County. Water sampling had shown the presence of total coliform bacteria in…

Rain holds off at Farmers’ Market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market MABEN — Rain had been falling off and on all week in Maben and the Farmers’ Market lot looked like a lake early Saturday morning with more rain threatening to fall. The volunteers…

French memorialize WWII hero Shurlds

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Anon. On Aug. 19, 1944, at 9:10 a.m. Maj. Henry W. Shurlds Jr. journeyed home to be with…

Calendar of Events

Starkville Tea Party meeting Starkville Tea Party supporters and other concerned citizens are encouraged to attend the monthly STP meeting from 3-4:30 p.m. July 28. Jeppie Barbour, former mayor of Yazoo City and current Mississippi GOP activist, will be the…

NMMC-Eupora hosts student nurses

From Press Reports North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora hosted two students during the summer months as part of the Summer Student Nurse Externship Program. Both students are enrolled in registered nurse programs and have completed one year of their program. They…