Sampling of fame

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KYVAN Foods owner and former NFL Tight End for the Falcons and Bengals, Reggie Kelly will be signing… Read more

30 Days Later: Mississippi recovery by the numbers

Homeowners working on the cleanup earlier in the month.

From press reports

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved more than $10.8 million in total assistance for survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding … Read more

Red hills Car Show winners announced

Red Hills Car Show Best of Show winner Sally Wilkerson of Philadelphia, MS in a 1952 Ford F-1.

The Red Hills Festival Car Show came together despite the recent tornado and the change in location. A total of ninety entries showed up at the American Heritage Big Red Fire Museum on May 24, 2014. Many of those people … Read more

Two Winston County students recognized

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From press reports

Plum Creek has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Winston County high school students. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships recognize … Read more

Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day held

Reviewing planting techniques

by Frank Taylor

As Thursday morning approach, Eastern Mississippi Small Farmers Field Day seemed in jeopardy due to rain clouds hovering from above and with an 80 percent chance of precipitation predicted. These odds would cause most organizations to cancel … Read more