Mantee house burns after lightning strike

By Terry Harpole

MANTEE — A house on Highway 46 in Webster County near the Clay County line was hit by lightning on Aug. 9 around 6:30 a.m. and caught fire.

Chief David Brand of the Mantee Volunteer Fire Department … Read more


Deborah “Debbie” Miles Burchfield Eupora, MS

Deborah “Debbie” Miles Burchfield, 63, administrative assistant, died Saturday Aug. 11th. at the Ms. Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral Services were held 1:00 PM Monday Aug. 13th. at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel, … Read more

The POWER of music can help children

By Amanda White

Music surrounds us every day. From the beating of our heart to the music on the radio, music is a part of our everyday life.

But can music heal? Can it give a voice to a child … Read more

Presley plans ‘Rural Community Meeting’ in Maben

From Press Reports

Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner (D- Nettleton), is planning a series of 2012 meetings across the Northern District to hear directly from ratepayers.

The “Rural Community Meeting” in Maben will be Aug. 30 at First … Read more