Calendar of Events

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Maben Church of God VBS

July 13-16, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 3965 Crowley Dr., Maben. The theme is “Submerged-finding the truth below the surface”. Details: Linda R. Williams (662) … Read more

State champs

DANNY P. SMITH/STARKVILLE DAILY NEWS

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Picture – DANNY P. SMITH/STARKVILLE DAILY NEWS

The Mathiston Bench Mobb 9-year-old Dizzy Dean All-Stars won the East State Tournament at McKee Park in Starkville on July 3. The team defeated Caledonia 16-1 and fell … Read more

Local ICC Student-Athletes earn MACJC Academic All-State honors


From press reports

Itawamba Community College continues to be recognized for outstanding academics as 41 student-athletes earned Mississippi Association of Junior and Community Colleges (MACJC) Academic All-State honors on Wednesday. Of the 41 Indians named to the Academic All-State list, … Read more

Cochran urges DOE to broaden renewable timber standard

From Press Reports

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) reported his support for changes to a federal policy that restricts federal agencies from purchasing lumber products produced on millions of acres of forests in Mississippi.

Cochran has signed a bipartisan letter … Read more

E911 Calls

June 29 11:16 a.m., Weir-Salem Rd., Alarm, CSO  12:58 p.m., Hwy. 15 S., Welfare Check,CSO 1:03 a.m., W. Cherry Ave., Welfare Check, APD 8:23 p.m., Hannah Rd., Medical Call, EMS June 30 9:10 a.m., Hwy. 15, Alarm, CSO 10:01 a.m., … Read more