Bellefontaine native was state’s ‘Monuments Man’

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Bellefontaine native William D. McCain served as part of a group of special soldiers tasked with rescuing and preserving artworks stolen by the Nazis in World War II.

By Jim Pitts
Mississippi Department of Archives and History

The movie “The Monuments Men,” directed by and starring George Clooney, opened Feb. 7. The film follows an Allied group tasked with finding and saving pieces of art and other culturally … Read more

At the Hop

Fifth-grade students

More than 300 Eupora Elementary Schools students attended the third nine weeks PBS “Sock Hop” on March 7. To attend, students had

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Plymouth Tube awards local mill President’s Award

Van Pelt, second from r., presents the President’s Safety Award for outstanding safety at Plymouth Tube’s Eupora facility to Billy Holland, Natalie Medders, Billy Green, Linda Woodard, Matthew Tedder, Mamie Gladney, Lane Robinson, Sheila Tennyson and Reid.

From Press Reports

On Feb. 18, Donald Van Pelt, president and CEO for Plymouth Tube Co, presented the Eupora facility with the President’s Safety Award of $30,000 for its outstanding safety record in 2013.

“The Eupora team will

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Remembering my father’s special gifts

Joseph Wiley Brannon

By Michael Brannon

Often you hear the quote “Life’s Journey” and not until my later years did I give it much thought. We all look back and have those days when we question how much we have or should have … Read more

Maben Lions Club turns 65 this year

The Maben Lions Club will be 65 years old later this year. Its club banner shows awards for membership and achievement.

By the Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club was chartered on Sept. 1, 1949, with 26 charter members. This September the club will celebrate 65 years of service to the community and surrounding area.

Five years after the men’s … Read more