Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: July 28, 1938 ‘Pre-eminent Desire’ Lands a Bass It happened at Savannah Lake on Monday afternoon while Peyton Dunning and “Preacher” Guinn were fishing. Both good fishermen, they were not having…

McKibben speaker at prayer breakfast

By Terry Harpole MABEN — You would have been tempted to stay if you had walked into the fellowship hall of Double-Springs Baptist Church the morning of July 21 and smelled the aroma. This was the regular day for the…

Get organized to reduce back-to-school stress

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications   Kids are not the only people feeling stressed about going back to school. As families count down the days of summer, the idea of returning to schedules packed with work, school and…

Schools encourage students to drink water, not sodas

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications   Mississippi schools are leading the national effort to reduce excessive sugar intake from beverages that can do students more harm than good, and parents can follow their example at home. Becke Bounds, assistant…

‘Mater Man’

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  Robert Lee Yates, right, of Eupora shows off the enormous tomato plants in his garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Some of the plants are more than 7 feet high or taller. The plants have grown so tall…

Walthall elected officials

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Newly elected Walthall officials are alderwomen Sherlean Stewart and Glendolyn Crowell; Mayor Belinda Stewart; aldermen Buzz Busby, Jeffrey Tabb and Rodney Crowell; and Marshal Casey Henderson. Henderson takes over from outgoing Marshal Benny Neal. The regularly scheduled Walthall board meetings…