Service award

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Branch Sales Leader Earl Johnson of CB&S Bank presents Senior Teller Brenda Gary a framed certificate for 40 years of service with the bank and its predecessors in Eupora. … Read more

Getaway

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These sisters took a Mother’s Day getaway the weekend of May 15-17 given by their niece and her husband, Culandia and Sam Miller. They went to Memphis Lodge in French Camp on May 15 and Cypress Lodge in Mantee on … Read more

Local student wins rodeo state championship

Ackerman resident Colton Mewbourn recently participated in the Mississippi Junior High Rodeo Association State Finals in Hattiesburg from June 2-5. Mewbourn was awarded the State Champion buckle in steer ridding and also Final Champion for 2015. Mewbourn is pictured here riding during the finals in his helmet, vest, and chaps for safety.

From press reports

Colton Mewbourn can say he is a Champion now. Something Colton has wanted to do his entire life. Colton is only ten years old. He is a Cowboy who is from Ackerman. He goes to Ackerman Elementary … Read more

Only 6 of Mississippi’s 50 snakes are poisonous

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The problem most people encounter with snakes is the ability to properly identify them. Of the 50 plus species of snakes found in Mississippi, only six are poisonous.

They are the copperhead, … Read more