McMinn wants to serve as District 4 Supervisor

McMinn and Family

From staff reports

James “Jim” McMinn is ready and willing to work hard for the citizens of District 4 and all the people of Webster County.

“I know the meaning of hard work,” said McMinn. “I know it will take … Read more

New pastor welcomed

Mathiston Charge welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Bunyan E. “Jeep” Pepper and his wife, Dorothy, with a “Meet the New Preacher”

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Martin competing in MMHSA pageant

Hannah Grace Martin

From Press Reports

The Miss Mississippi High School America Organization is proud to announce that Hannah Grace Martin is competing for the state title of 2016 Miss Mississippi Junior High in Hattiesburg on Aug. 9. The pageant is held at … Read more

Preparation can calm 1st-time student jitters

First-time students can be anxious about starting school, but parents can use several strategies to relieve their children’s fears of the unknown. (Photo by iStock)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Starting school is a milestone that can be marked by anxiety for first-time students and parents, but the right preparation can make the transition easier.

Beth Bell, a child and family agent with Mississippi … Read more

Maben Lions Club installs officers

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston on July 14 for installation of new officers for 2015-16.

The new president is Shawn Nygard, pastor of the Midway Church of Christ. … Read more

Children discover new love for robots at camp

Samyra Harris, left, and Julia Schloemer focus intently on their Dash robot during the 4-H Cloverbud Robotic Camp at Mississippi State University on July 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

Samyra Harris, 7, did not know what she was getting into when her mother enrolled her in a 4-H Cloverbud robotics camp for three days at Mississippi State University.

“I thought we would just … Read more