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EMCC Lions announce 2021 football schedule

SCOOBA – Returning to the gridiron this fall following last year’s opt-out season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the five-time national champion Lions of East Mississippi Community College have announced their 2021 football schedule.

Sports

EMCC quartet earns All-MACCC baseball honors

SCOOBA — East Mississippi Community College’s Austin Beech, Blayze Berry, Cade Davis and Rye McGlothin have all earned All-MACCC honorable mention baseball honors, as announced by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference.

Community calendar

The DeKalb High School Graduating Class of 196l will hold their 60th class reunion at Kozy Kitchen on Saturday, June 26, 2021.  For questions, call Grace Gibson at 601-743-5560

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In the Garden with Felder Rushing Live and learn, Eh? And sometimes relearn, which happened last week when I made a critical error when applying a natural insecticide. 
Great Outdoors month spotlights outdoors activities It provides economic, mental, physical, and social benefits. Recognition of the value of recreation and the importance of June as a time of recreational activity prompted Presidential designation of
Delicious German dishes can be low-carb friendly This week we will travel to Germany for our culinary travels. There are many foods we enjoy from Germany so let's explore some carb friendly recipes.
GETTING THE MESSAGE/Acts 9:1-19 There is no more surprising conversion than Saul of Tarsus. He changes from a creature with tireless zeal to persecute the church to a man whose ministry had more far-reaching effects than any other in Christian history.
THREEFOOT FESTIVAL YOUTH ART CONTEST Kemper County High School Visual Arts student Manasia Odom. participated in the Threefoot Festival Youth Art Contest.
Fun Ways to Celebrate the Warmer, Southern Weather Warmer weather is here, and summer is rapidly approaching. Find some fun ways to enjoy the warmer days and celebrate the  rebirth of nature. Here are a few fun warm weather activities for kids and adults: 
Kemper County High School class of 2021 receives diplomas Kemper County High School held its 2021 graduation service at the football stadium on the campus of East Mississippi Community College in Scooba
Next mayor decided Tuesday DeKalb voters will go to the polls Tuesday to select their mayor for the next four year
Kemper unemployment rate remains same for last month Kemper County’s April 2021 unemployment rate of 7.8 percent stayed the same when compared to the previous month
Community calendar The Kemper County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is having its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Thursday June 3 at the EMCC Student Union Building, Scooba, MS.
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Culinary world tour continues with French dishes

Some of the most world famous chefs are from France. Many would be chefs go to France to be taught there and to train with great chefs. We will be trying some low calorie recipes that are typical French foods.

Kemper Academy holds graduation ceremonies

Kemper Academy’s class of 2021 graduated during ceremonies Friday night at the football stadium.

Kemper County graduation set for EMCC football stadium

Kemper County School District (KCSD) will celebrate Kemper County High School’s graduating class of 2021 during in-person graduation ceremonies at East Mississippi Community College Football Stadium Friday starting at 7 p.m.From school reports

Deputies assist with manhunt

A man who authorities say fired shots at a deputy Friday is in custody facing charges pending an investigation by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.

Elections called off in Scooba

In accordance with Mississippi Code Ann. §23-15-361, the Election Commission of the Town of Scooba met on April 23, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. to dispense with the June 8 General Election.

Survivors celebrate with Relay

Seventeen years ago, a special committee established Kemper County Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Community calendar

The Kemper County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is having its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Thursday June 3 at the EMCC Student Union Building, Scooba, MS.

Kemper High School holds graduation Friday

Kemper County School District (KCSD) will celebrate Kemper County High School’s graduating Class of 2021 during in-person graduation ceremonies at East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) Football Stadium this Friday starting at 7 p.m. From school reports

June 5-13 is National Fishing and Boating Week

National Fishing and Boating Week is June 5 through June 13, 2021, which is the perfect time to celebrate

Details on how to enjoy low-carb Italian feasts

This week, we are finishing our tour of Italian foods. Eating healthy and trying new foods can be challenging, but we will persevere and with planning and moderation.

Obituaries
Lola Estelle Burks Briggs Watts
Graveside services for Lola Estelle Burks Briggs Watts were held Saturday at 2pm at Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba. Bro. Jamie Bailey … Read More
Terry Ann Key Creekmore
Terry Ann Key Creekmore was born to the late Raymond and Myrtle Key of the Keytown community on March 28, 1942. She passed away on May … Read More
Lt. Col. Hardy Roberts Stennis
Lt. Col. Hardy Roberts Stennis, USMC, Retired, 86, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Mississippi Veteran Home in Kosciusko, MS. Read More
EDNA MAE WEAVER
Graveside services for Edna Mae Weaver of Dekalb, MS, were Monday, April 12, 2021, at 10:00 at Union Hill Church Cemetery. Rev. Walt … Read More
Mae Wright Brewer
A private family graveside service was held for Mae Wright Brewer on Friday, March 19, 2021, at Coy Community Cemetery. McClain-Hays … Read More
Eunice Lee Roberts-Eleby
Funeral services for Eunice Eleby were February 6, 2021. Graveside service was at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden Meridian, MS. EE … Read More

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