More produce expected at Farmers’ Market

Kay and Jim Henry from Greg's Produce in Longview

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

Saturday was downright cold for most of the morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market until the sun came out and warmed things up quite a bit.
The rain had stopped and the customers … Read more

MayFest celebrates Mathiston’s 125th birthday


One of the many antique cars on hand

By Terry Harpole
For the WPT

MATHISTON — Many changes have taken place in Mathiston since the town was incorporated in 1890 with Mike Hikey as mayor, and Crow White, C.C. Crow and Henry Vaughan as alderman. These men would … Read more

New venture under way for cotton gin office

Margaret Shuffield has cleaned up all the rooms at the W.M. Shuffield Sr.’s Cotton Gin office.

By Dottie Dewberry

MABEN — If these walls could talk, one would hear the sounds of horses and wagons crunching in the gravel in front of the W.M. Shuffield office, which is over 100 years old, as they back up … Read more

Smith honored during memorial service

James Smith stands in front of the fallen officers monument with the name of his grandfather, Daniel E. Smith, where he laid a rose.

From Press Reports

Daniel E. “Dan” Smith, who was born and raised in Mathiston, was among those honored during the Fallen Officers Memorial service May 13 at the main offices of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in Jackson.
He … Read more

Mitchell competing in teen pageant


From Staff Reports

Macy Elizabeth Mitchell will compete this week in the 214 Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Pageant.
Mitchell, of Petal, is the granddaughter of

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Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride set


From press reports

MemorialRide06-04The second Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride will be June 7 starting at the old Garan parking lot in Eupora. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the fee is $20; kickstands up at 10 a.m. and refreshments … Read more