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Arkansas farmers catch alligator near rice fields

Rice farmers in eastern Arkansas heading out to check fields Wednesday morning instead found something with a bit more bite, according to a report from KARK news. Farmers Turner Earhart and Owen Luebke said they were leaving their shop outside of Dewitt to check water levels in rice fields when they noticed something in the ditch near the road.
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Field Day Held in Mound Bayou

National Hemp Growers Cooperative hosted the two-day event. The National Hemp Growers Cooperative (NHGC) hosted a Field Day in Mound Bayou and mini-conference in Cleveland on Monday, June 6 and Tuesday, June 7. The two-day event gave local growers the opportunity to learn about industrial hemp, regenerative agriculture, and more from industry experts and experienced growers.

Health Event Held In Shelby

The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health held a free “Meet and Greet” health event for the citizens of Shelby last Saturday, June 25, at 701 S. Lauderdale Avenue. Cordaro Mays, a Community Health Worker for the Institute, a Mound Bayou native who is currently residing in Shelby, said the event was for people in Bolivar and surrounding counties to come out, get free medical tests and screenings and enjoy themselves in the process.
Stuttgart Daily Leader

Obituary: Linda Barker Gonzales of DeWitt

Linda Barker Gonzales, 73, of DeWitt was reunited with the love of her life, Benny Gonzales, in heaven on June 25, 2022. She was born August 26, 1948, in Hickory Ridge, AR, to George and Roxie Barker. Linda was an LPN for many years, but even before she got her...

Running Hard

Hard work and competition are things that Shelby native Sema’j Daniels have always embraced. During his high school athletic career in football and track, he was the consummate athlete. At Broad Street High School, he was a standout football player and track star. When Broad Street High School in...

Obituary: Joseph 'Joe' Seth Caston Sr.

Joseph “Joe” Seth Caston Sr. passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born in Rosedale, Mississippi, on July 7, 1935. Joe graduated from St. Joseph Catholic High School in Greenville, Mississippi, in 1955. He was a regional sales representative for 23 years for 3M Company in the engineering systems division.
Wolverine State Watch

Beer competition benefits local center Cognition | Food

BEULAH — A little beer, a little magic and voila: Five Shores Brewing hosts “Brewmasters,” a charity event on June 29 to benefit Cognition Science & Discovery Center. Local celebrities brewed special beers, which will be sampled at the event. A winner will be determined by the end of the night.

30th Kids AT underway at Camp Shelby

CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi National Guard’s Family Programs Directorate is hosting an annual summer camp for the young dependents of National Guard servicemen and women. The 30th Kids AT (Annual Training) is for children 9-12 and it features arts and crafts, swimming and other normal summer...
Macoupin County Enquirer-Democrat

Lucia Kelso Adlfinger

Lucia Kelso Adlfinger was born on May 30,1921 in Rosedale, Mississippi to Harriet Emma McClure Edwards and Lucius Evan Edwards. She grew up in the small Illinois farming community of Carlinville, living in the loving home of her grandparents, James E. McClure and Florence Parker McClure, along with their daughter, her beloved aunt Dorothy. When she was 8, her mother married Dr. Leon Kelso, who served the medical needs of Carlinville residents during the depression, and Lucia was legally adopted.
Colorado Springs Independent

Charlie Musselwhite at Blues From the Top Festival

While he’s been described as a “living legend” and “national treasure” countless times, Charlie Musselwhite would probably prefer to be known as a down-to-earth Delta bluesman. With 40 albums, 14 Blues Music Awards and a couple of Grammys under his belt, the masterful harmonica player, Southern country guitarist, singer and songwriter long ago established himself as a standard-bearer in the genre he likes to call “secular spiritual music.”
Stuttgart Daily Leader

Arkansas County Quorum Court holds June meeting

The Arkansas County Quorum Court held its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, June 14, at the courthouse in DeWitt. Arkansas County Judge Eddie Best said justices of the peace addressed various agenda items. To start, the court heard an update regarding the Arkansas County Detention Center. “There are 70 males, 12...

Shelby museum gets two dozen rare artifacts from Anniston Army Depot

CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby has just received two dozen rare artifacts from the Anniston Army Depot in Alabama. On Wednesday, a National Guard convoy delivered several cannons, trucks and jeeps to the museum. It was part of a program from the Army Museum Enterprise to distribute thousands of artifacts in its inventory to museums, veterans organizations and other groups around the country.

Clarksdale defensive back Kelley Jones commits to Mississippi State football

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State football has another addition to its secondary after Kelley Jones' commitment Wednesday afternoon. The defensive back is part of Mike Leach's 2023 class that gained Leflore County safety Dante Kelly earlier this week.  SUMMER TOUR: Mississippi State fans have a chance to meet Leach, Purcell and Jans REPORT CARD: Grading Missisippi State's 2021-22 athletic seasons  ...
Picayune Item

Intersection improvement projects planned in western Mississippi

YAZOO CITY, MISS—The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently let a project calling for intersection improvements throughout several western Mississippi counties. “I am proud to announce several critical intersection improvement projects that will enhance safety throughout District 3, including the U.S. Highway 61 and State Route 32 intersection in...