MSU band includes local drum major

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MSU's Famous Maroon Band includes Drum Major Jesse Newton of Eupora.

From Press Reports

With annual band camp concluded, Mississippi State’s 330-member Famous Maroon Band is turning its attention fine-tuning routines for the 2015-16 school year.

Veteran director Elva Kaye Lance said this year’s contingent represents 14 states in addition to … Read more

Maben Methodists visit sister church

PHOTOS BY TERRY HARPOLE
Shepperd welcomes people to LaGrange UMC and asks the blessing before breakfast and meeting.

“You begin by expecting good things to happen.” ~ Thomas Hopkins

By Terry Harpole

Perhaps those words, said many years ago by Mr. Hopkins, should have been heeded, but for the members of Maben United Methodist Church and LaGrange UMC … Read more

Local addresses forum on education initiatives

42 FOR BETTER SCHOOLS
Parent and educator Rana Mitchell of Eupora speaks on behalf of Initiative 42 at Thursday’s night public forum in Cleveland.

By Anne Preus
The Bolivar Commercial

CLEVELAND — Approximately 125 people turned out Thursday at the Bologna Performing Arts Center to hear the pros and cons on the education initiatives, which will appear on the ballot in the November general … Read more

MDWFP offering local dove hunting opportunity

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The Webster County browntop millet field that is part of MDWFP’s Private Lands Dove Field Program is located on Alva Road.

From Press Reports

As part of its Private Lands Dove Field Program, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks has prepared a dove field in Webster County and is offering a limited number of hunting permits for purchase.

The … Read more