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Six historical markers unveiled in Fulton

This weekend has been one for the history books in Fulton. On Saturday, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History unveiled six markers for historical sites in Fulton. Each marker details a little bit about the location, including its history and why the site is important to the area. Sites that received historical markers included […]

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Fulton scholar’s bowl team heading to national competitions

* The team is the only one in the state heading to the national tourneys The Itawamba Agricultural High School Scholar’s Bowl Team is having its best year ever. If that sounds familiar, it’s because it was true last year, too. And the year before. The team has been on a roll. But no previous […]

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Houston’s Peoples building new memories after the storm

Houston community’s Sandra Peoples said her new mobile home isn’t very much like her old house. In many ways, it’s better. It’s larger, for one thing, and has far more modern amenities than the house she called home for nearly 50 years. But it’s just not the same. “It’s very strange, but it’s getting better,” […]

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Question of the Week – April 22

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Question of the Week – April 15

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events, decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Fulton historical markers unveiled this weekend

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History will unveil markers designating six Fulton historical sites this Saturday. Sites receiving markers include Itawamba Community College, Fulton Grammar School, Aeolian Grove, The Cedars (more commonly known as the Gaither House), downtown Fulton and the Catholic Church (designating the site as that of an early area church). Each […]

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Fulton board votes to fund chamber of commerce

* The city will start searching for a chamber director in the coming weeks. After months of batting around the idea, Fulton officials have elected to move forward with the process of creating a chamber of commerce. During their regular board meeting early last week, city aldermen voted unanimously to begin the process of creating […]

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Fulton officials: Chamber decision represents months of research, planning

Although it took less than five minutes for the Fulton Board of Aldermen to pass a vote to fund a Fulton Chamber of Commerce, the decision was actually the result of months’ worth of research and planning. In fact, although the sharp-eared can probably still hear the yeas echoing in the board room, there’s already […]

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Question of the Week – April 8

Each week, The Itawamba County Times features a new question for its readers. Voting each week starts on Tuesday and ends at noon the following Monday. Results are available online and in The Itawamba County Times. Take a second to share your opinion on the events , decisions and other happenings that affect your county. This week’s question …

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Back to basics

IAC students build their own pinhole cameras Here’s a bold statement that’s probably true, nonetheless: More people are taking more pictures than ever before, yet fewer people, at least percentage-wise, actually know the basics of photography. Rule of thirds? Wait, does this involve math? F-stop? Where does it start? ISO? Sounds like some kind of […]

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Candidates: Follow regulations when posting political signs

Every election year, political signs pop up across Itawamba County like dandelions on a lawn. The nearer the election comes, the more signs start crowding the county’s roadsides. While political signs play an important role in promoting local candidates every election year, officials say candidates and their supporters need to follow local and state regulations […]

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Rilee’s ‘Wonder’

* Dorsey student places second in regional reading fair Dorsey fifth grader Rilee Maxwell knows a good book when she reads one … and after reading one, apparently knows how to create a good storyboard that effectively and memorably summarizes the setting and characters of that novel and captures the look and feel of the […]

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Hundreds of riders participate in Dorsey motocross qualifier

More than 650 riders from 15 states and four countries hit the dirt at Veterans Motocross Park in Dorsey during this weekend’s area qualifier for the Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s,  one of a series of events in which riders brave deep ruts, hairpin turns and steep, muddy hills to qualify for the regional event […]

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Fulton historical markers unveiling set for April 18

Plans are moving forward for an extravagant community event to celebrate the unveiling of six markers designating historical sites in Fulton. The Mississippi Department of History and Archives will reveal the markers on April 18 at each of their respective sites, each of which played some significant part in the area’s history. They include Itawamba […]

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