Many turn out for birthday celebration

By Terry Harpole A large crowd came to Maben United Methodist Church on Jan. 16 to help Albert Maury Shurlds Sr. celebrate his 90th birthday. This was a surprise party for Maury after months of planning by his children, their…

Cancer screening is a ‘no-brainer’

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — When is knowing about a family history of colorectal cancer a good thing? Clark Roman of Starkville said knowing his family’s increased incidence of colon cancer prompted him to have regular…

Sports Schedules – 01/27/2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 College Basketball 6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss THURSDAY, JAN. 28 Prep Basketball 6 p.m. — Hebron Christian at Kemper Academy Junior College Basketball 5:30/7:30 p.m. — EMCC at Northeast Mississippi 5:30/7:30 p.m. — East Central…

Cold weather impacts energy use, bill

From Press Reports Officials at 4-County Electric Power Association are encouraging their members to ring in the new year with some energy efficiency methods. Weather affects electric use and can drive everyone’s bills up.

School Board hears policy readings

From Press Reports A first reading was held for sections of the Webster County School District’s online policy manual at a previous School Board meeting. The sections were read Dec. 14, when Federal Programs Director James Mason acted on behalf…