Helping others could solve a lot of issues

Hanna McCain WCJ_0057

A wise, old black man walked into the Journal office a couple years back. He didn’t stay long, but what he had to say really stuck with me. I didn’t recognize him at first with his long beard and he … Read more

Long-time Maben business closes

Cadence Bank’s Maben
branch closed June 24. A
notice on the ATM in front of
Cadence Bank informed customers
that the automated
teller machine would no longer
be in service as of June 22.

By Terry Harpole
For The WPT

MABEN — In the last few weeks, the people of Maben have adjusted to, or learned to cope with, West Oktibbeha County High School being closed to accommodate the consolidation with the Starkville city … Read more

911 Calls – 07/01/15

June 23
9:50 a.m., dispute, Fulton Street; Mathiston PD responds.
12:35 p.m., medical, Fulton Street; EMS, Mathiston EMRs, Mathiston PD respond.
3:31 p.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.
5:46 p.m., fender bender, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds.
6:47 p.m., fight … Read more

Church invites children to Everest VBS

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora

Children will learn that God has the power to provide, comfort, heal, forgive and love us forever at Everest Vacation Bible School, according to VBS Director Charla Boatman.

“I love the theme this year, ‘Everest: … Read more

New book brings personal history to life

By Nancy Dandridge Patterson

I simply cannot wait for Nell Harper Lee’s book “Go Set a Watchman” to be released July 14. I ordered an advance copy long ago. I have two special reasons to be so anxious to read … Read more