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Fifty years ago, burning cotton almost claimed the town of Hickory Flat

Fifty Years Ago November 7, 1963 By Sudie Benton County is well represented at Mississippi State University according to the Registrar’s office. Out of 5,562 students enrolled at Mississippi State five are from Benton County.  They are:  Dan W. Renfro, William B. Crawford, Aaron Robert Goolsby, Jimmy Hale Hobson, and Eulan S. Moorehead. Two churches […]

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Fire!

HOUSTON – The recent spate of cold weather often sparks a series of house fires as residents try to keep warm. The Houston Fire Department urges residents to take a little extra precaution to prevent a fire this winter and especially during the holiday season. “There are a lot of things that come together at […]

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