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First Grade Headmaster Honor Roll

Mason Miller, Mary Grace Madison, MadiAnn Randle, Hank Chapman, Gideon, Morgan.

First Grade Honor Roll

Timber Townsend, Jemma Allen, Clark Cauthen, Steele Chambers, Holden Hollingsworth, Steven Stovall, Ethan Rice. 

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The Mississippi Senate on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, honored the champion Nanih Waiya High School "Warriors" Football Team and Head Coach James Courtney with Senate Concurrent Resolution 508 for clinching their second consecutive Class 1A state championship with a 28-13 victory over Lumberton High School on December 6, 2019, in Hattiesburg.



Library event

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The Winston County Library recently hosted Pickens County, AL author LeAnn Sanders Shelton for an event featuring her book “Red Stitches”.  The book talks about losing her arm as a child in a lawn mower accident and going on to overcome so many obstacles in order to achive her passion – playing competitive softball.  “LeAnn is a true inspiratio






Mrs. Velma Chadwick Tomlinson

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Mrs. Velma Chadwick Tomlinson, 100, retired homemaker and caregiver, died February 14, 2020 at North MS Medical Center, Long Term Care Unit, in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Sunday February 16, 2020 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Maben Memorial Garden Cemetery in Maben. Bro. Dale Strickland officiated.


Birth

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Josh and Courtney Jo Weaver of Nanih Waiya are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Autumn Blake Weaver. Blake was born at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian on February 7 at eight twenty-seven a.m. and weighed eight pounds and four point seven ounces and was 19.5 inches long.


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Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History

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JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.







Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support

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Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.




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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”



Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District




Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.






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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”



Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District









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