Obituaries

Luvenia Maness Keeton Oct. 17, 2012 Services for Luvenia Maness Keeton, 72, of Ackerman were Oct. 19, 2012, at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

She was born Dec. 31, 1939, … Read more

City sales tax revenue up

City sales tax collections in August were up more than $3,700 over the same month a year earlier.

Sales tax revenue for August reached $37,936 in Eupora, an 11 percent increase over the $34,200 collected in August 2011.

Collections since … Read more

Fred’s honors local pharmacist

From Press Reports

As part of its celebration of American Pharmacists Month in October, fred’s Pharmacy, a chain of more than 340 pharmacies, is honoring Butch Bagwell, fred’s pharmacist in Eupora.

Fred’s American Pharmacists Month Recognition Program invited fred’s Pharmacy … Read more

Fall produce featured at market

By Jane Collins, Manager Maben Farmers’ Market

MABEN — The Maben Farmers’ Market featured large quantities of fall produce Saturday.

William Shaw offered his usual variety of greens, collards, tomatoes and fresh peanuts. I purchased a mess of collards and … Read more

Vaughan receives Hinds scholarship

The Hinds Community College Foundation recognized its 2012-13 scholarship recipients, donors and honorees at a scholarship reception Sept. 27 at the Muse Center on the Rankin campus.

Among those recognized was recipient Ashley Vaughan of Mantee, who received the Mary … Read more

Walk for Diabetes this weekend

Walkers, runners, bicyclers and skaters alike will join friends, family members, co-workers and pets to walk for a healthier Mississippi on Sunday, when Columbus hosts Mississippi’s Walk for Diabetes at The Riverwalk, just south of U.S. 82 at U.S. 45.… Read more