MSDH receives grant to reduce maternal tobacco use

Health & Wellness Section 2014

From Press Reports


The Mississippi State Department of Health Office of Health Data and Research has been awarded a $14,750 grant from the March of Dimes to reduce smoking during pregnancy, a leading cause … Read more

Rev. Franklin Lowe birthday celebration


The Rev. Franklin Lowe shows off a birthday cake presented to him by the United Methodist Women’s Circle at Mathiston Methodist Church. The cake was presented at the January monthly meeting of UMW at the church fellowship hall. Roger Miller, … Read more

Maury Shurlds honored

Maury Shurlds with his daughter, Marcia; son, Dudley; their children and a cousin, Beverly McMullen

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT


In what began as a surprise birthday party for Albert Maury Shurlds Sr., who lives on Hatcher Road north of Maben, 20-25 people met at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston to honor and help … Read more

Maben hosts MLK Jr. Parade

Marchers leave Shivers Park en route to WOCHS during the MLK Jr. Parade.

From Staff Reports


The Controllers Generation II 4-H Club sponsored the second MLK Jr. Parade in Maben on Monday.

“Insights from the Past” was the theme of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, including a program at West … Read more

Commander has local ties

For the WPT


Col. Mike Nabors of Collinsville has been named commander of the 186th Air Refueling Wing at Key Field in Meridian.

Nabors is the son of Billy and Marjorie White Nabors of Meridian, and grandson of the … Read more