Maben Market open Fridays, rain or shine

Maben Mayor Larry Pruitt (right) picks out an outstanding watermelon from the Flora crop in Mathiston being sold by three of Henry’s grandsons (from left): Campbell, Carter and Ben.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

PHOTOS BY JANE COLLINS William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra. 

PHOTOS BY JANE COLLINS
William Shaw of Mathiston shows off bagged purple hull peas, lima beans, peaches, tomatoes, squash and okra.

It was raining off and on all morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market … Read more

Old-fashioned liriope is current garden staple

GIANT -- The Evergreen Giant liriope is a good landscape choice for shady areas that need a large presence. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/Gary Bachman)

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

One of the most frequent calls I get in the summer concerns lawns and ground covers under trees, where sunlight is limited. Most callers want grass in these areas … Read more

EHS Class of 1955

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Eupora High School Class of 1955 held its 60-year reunion on July 18 at Central Service Grill. Those attending

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Extension app locates Internet connection

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From Press Reports

A new mobile application can help Mississippians and visitors find high-speed Internet connections based on location.

Connect Mississippi funded the development of an app and a website that promotes broadband adoption and supports innovative broadband solutions. Both … Read more