Editorial roundup

A major blow for private prisons

The federal government’s decision to break most of its ties to the private prison industry has echoes in Mississippi.

In explaining last week its decision to phase out its use of private prisons, the … Read more

Church news

Maben Church
of God revival

Maben Church of God, 3965 Crowley Drive, will have revival Aug. 28-31.
The Rev. Lewis Maples will preach at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. Preaching at the weekday services at 7 p.m. will be … Read more

Motorcycle rally riders stop in Eupora

From Press Reports

Saturday afternoon the streets of Eupora rumbled with the sounds of motorcycles as one of The Rally’s organized rides came through and stopped at Sugarland Donuts & More.

Each rider was given a Eupora huggie, ice-cold bottles … Read more

Local student enjoys view of capital

From Press Reports

Hundreds of students in Mississippi and thousands of students across the nation compete each year for the opportunity to win the trip of a lifetime. The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is supported locally by 4-County Electric Power … Read more

Win softball tournament


Local residents recently came together to compete in a church softball tournament at the James O. Gary Sports Complex in Eupora. Members of the team that won the entire tournament were (in no particular order) Jashon Allen, Carlos Dumas, Eric

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Towering tomatoes


Tomato vines tower over Vickie Dodd of Fame Church Road, who said the tallest plants reach 12 feet. Dodd and her husband, Barry, grew the tomatoes in a shaded flower bed in front of their house instead of their garden

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