Library Friends speaker

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Outdoor writer Tony Kinton, right, was the guest speaker for the July meeting of Friends of the Library at Webster County Public Library. He shared his newest novel, “Uncertain Horizons,” with his audience. This is the second book in the Wagon Road…

Man facing sex-related charges

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By Reggie Ross Emmerich Newspapers   A Winona man who is facing multiple sexual-related charges in Montgomery, Carroll and Webster counties was bound over to a Montgomery County grand jury Tuesday. Christopher Lamar Miller, 39, appeared in Montgomery County Justice…

Mathiston battles back for 2nd in state

Mathiston All-Star players and coaches celebrate their second-place showing at the South State 8-year-old tournament. JASON EDWARDS/SDN

By Danny P. Smith Starkville Daily News   The Mathiston Mad Dawgs may not have walked away with the first-place trophy at the 8-year-old Dizzy Dean South State Tournament, but gained respect from all who watched them play. After losing…

Russell-Skelton engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James “Jay” Russell of Calhoun City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Denise Russell, to William Bradley Skelton of Bellefontaine. Miss Russell is the granddaughter of James Robert Russell of Bentley and Margaret Moore Russell…

O’Keefe bust unveiled

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A bronze bust of Jerry O’Keefe produced by sculptor Pete Shumpert of Eupora was unveiled July 12 in Biloxi. O’Keefe was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot ace in World War II. Born July 12, 1923, in Biloxi, O’Keefe has served…

Work center inmate caught

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From Press, Staff Reports   A state inmate with a local conviction who failed to return from a weekend pass Monday was captured later that night. John Jason “Gooch” Lee was arrested at midnight in Choctaw County, according to the…