Bio of Mathiston’s Clegg nears release

Hugh Clegg

For the Progress-Times

A biography of Mathiston native Hugh Clegg will be released in June, according to the University Press of Mississippi.

The biography, “Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg,” was written by retired University of Mississippi professor Ronald … Read more

Congressional race runoff upcoming

Kelly and Zinn

From Staff Reports

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday countywide in the runoff to fill the seat of the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee.

The candidates in the June 2 nonpartisan race are Republican Trent Kelly, a district … Read more

Population in Webster County declines

From Staff Reports

Webster County’s population has declined slightly since 2010, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau released this spring.

The county’s population has decreased by 2.7 percent, about 280 people, since the 2010 census.

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“The Starkville Experience”

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

Program chairman Hays Burchfield welcomes guest speaker Buddy Sanders to the May 5 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Sanders, community development director for the city of Starkville, gave a

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Wooden bike

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

Mark Greenlee of Eupora shows off his latest creation — a (partially) wooden bicycle.

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