School closings make people wonder

By Terry Harpole

With the upcoming merging of the Oktibbeha County schools with the city of Starkville schools, many people in the county school district are wondering what will become of the building now known as West Oktibbeha County High … Read more

MHP issue multiple citations during Memorial Day weekend

From press reports

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded the 2015 Memorial Day Enforcement Period May 25 at midnight.

During the period, which began Friday, May 22 at 6pm, MHP issued 5051 citations statewide. Numbers include 126 DUI arrests, 16 drug … Read more

Jail Docket – 06/03/15

May 26
Kenneth W. Douglas, DOB 02-22-60,WM; Webster 3: bond revoked: possession of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

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Exploring Summer Stars at Rainwater Observatory

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free program for this summer season called “EXPLORING SUMMER STARS “. This presentation will be given on Friday, June 12, 2015, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/03/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Every so often I feature mind benders, as it were, like the following: What’s the adjective whose first syllable is part of a simile that has clear, and this adjective … Read more