McKibben speaker at prayer breakfast

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — You would have been tempted to stay if you had walked into the fellowship hall of Double-Springs Baptist Church the morning of July 21 and smelled the aroma.
This was the regular day for the … Read more

Get organized to reduce back-to-school stress

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

Kids are not the only people feeling stressed about going back to school.

As families count down the days of summer, the idea of returning to schedules packed with work, school and … Read more

Schools encourage students to drink water, not sodas

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi schools are leading the national effort to reduce excessive sugar intake from beverages that can do students more harm than good, and parents can follow their example at home.

Becke Bounds, assistant … Read more

‘Mater Man’

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Robert Lee Yates, right, of Eupora shows off the enormous tomato plants in his garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Some of the plants are more than 7 feet high or taller. The plants have grown so tall … Read more

Walthall elected officials

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Newly elected Walthall officials are alderwomen Sherlean Stewart and Glendolyn Crowell; Mayor Belinda Stewart; aldermen Buzz Busby, Jeffrey Tabb and Rodney Crowell; and Marshal Casey Henderson. Henderson takes over from outgoing Marshal Benny Neal. The regularly scheduled Walthall board meetings … Read more

Library Friends speaker

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Outdoor writer Tony Kinton, right, was the guest speaker for the July meeting of Friends of the Library at Webster County Public Library. He shared his newest novel, “Uncertain Horizons,” with his audience. This is the second book in the … Read more