Saturday is deadline to register to vote to participate in Aug. 4 primaries


This Saturday, July 4, is the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 4 primaries.
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Lewis Memorial hosts Donuts with Dads

Donuts with Dads copy

Donuts with Dads copyLewis Memorial Daycare’s “Donuts with Dad” recent event drew a lot of participation with 12 dads, one uncle, and one grandfather.  Pictured, front, Alyssa Green, Tommy Green, Hannah Green, Olan Blakely, Corey Blakely, Paisley Blakely, Drew Hicks, Avery Hicks, Sadie Box, Levi Hill, Cooper Hill, Aden Eubanks, Adam Eubanks, Noah Ward, Nathan Ward, Emma Ward; back, Jack Crestman, Brayton Roidl, Ronnie Rogers, Emmie Kate Cruthirds, Stormy Cruthirds, Derrek Hutchins, Jacob Hutchins, Sofie Box, Stephen Box, Spencer Hill, Andy Eubanks, Emma Rae King and Rusty King.

Goodwins love freedom of open road on their Can-Am Spyder


Vardaman First Baptist pastor Archie Goodwin grew up on motorcycles, evolving from dirt bikes as a kid to street bikes as an adult.
“I’ve just always loved it,” Goodwin said.

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Jones, Collins honored for years of service at Pullen dental clinic

Dr. Lee Pullen and Sandra Jones

Dr. Lee Pullen honored two of his staff members recently at his Bruce dental clinic for decades of service.

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Douglas receives 2015 Loggins Scholarship

Cameron Douglas

Cameron Douglas is the recipient of the 2015 W.C. Loggins Scholarship.

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Fourth of July to be celebrated on Bruce Square with music, food, fireworks

museum fireworks

Hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, watermelon, live music, a parade and a giant fireworks display are all planned for the Bruce Square to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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Bruce Museum to host 5K Color Run during Sawmill Festival


The Bruce Museum 5K Color Run will be Saturday, July 11 during the Bruce Sawmill Festival.

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Change comes very slow, but steady in Mississippi

Joel McNeece

Obamacare, same sex marriage and the Confederate flag – quite a past 10 days it has been in national news with much of the changing winds blowing against traditional Mississippi stances.

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Postal issues return, but we’re working on it

Lisa McNeece

Once again, we are having problems with our newspaper delivery via the postal service.
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High court marriage ruling faces procedural roadblock in Mississippi

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that same-sex couples can marry nationwide isn’t immediately applicable in Mississippi based on a prior ruling by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves that granted a preliminary injunction blocking Mississippi’s past ban on same-sex marriages.

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