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EMCC’s Utility Lineworker program proves popular SCOOBA — Amory resident Michael Pickle enjoys traveling and being outdoors. He wants a career that fits his interests.
$2.5M grant to help researchers measure trees, biofuel STARKVILLE —A $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will benefit Mississippi State researchers in the university’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center studying the economic and ecological benefits of growing trees for biofuel production.
COVID-19 cases on the rise Kemper County had an increase of 46 reported cases of COVID-19 during the past week which ended November 22.
Community Calendar Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and guidelines and recommendations issued by the CDC, the 2020 Annual Dinner sponsored by the Kemper County Economic Development Authority and the Kemper County Chamber of Commerce  has been cancelled.
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Now is time to give up smoking tobacco for good People all over the world are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, which is causing many people to need help with things they’ve never needed help with before.
Enjoy special anniversary dinner while staying healthy Compiled by Denise Swogetinsky   Kemper Messenger       This week is Steve's and my 43rd anniversary.   I thought I would share some romantic meals …
GETTING THE MESSAGE/Thanksgiving 2020 In the midst of the Covid plague, with our lives so altered this year, and the remaining uncertainty, it may seem hollow to think of Thanksgiving. Nevertheless, the Christian calling is to give thanks to God in all circumstances, and to do so because of the substance of God’s very real blessings. 1st Thessalonians 5:18 reads, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 
In the garden with Felder I barely survived a potent scorpion this week, in my kitchen which is as experimental as my garden. 
Obituaries
HOWARD GULLY SPINKS
Howard G. Spinks, 74, passed away peacefully at his home on November 9, 2020, due to complications from Parkinson's Disease.  Read More
HARRY RUSSELL
Graveside services for Mr. Harry Hoyt Russell were held Tuesday at 10 am in Pinecrest Cemetery in DeKalb, MS. Eulogy brought by Mr. … Read More
Kemper Obituary
Graveside services for Lucas Knight were held Thursday, October 29 at 1 pm at Cedarlawn Cemetery in Scooba. Pastors Steven and Brenda … Read More
Shirley Sue Harpole
Shirley Sue Harpole was welcomed to heaven by God, her beloved husband, John and all her family and friends who’ve gone before … Read More
RUBY MAE "INGRAM" CAMPBELL
Graveside services for Ruby Mae were held Sunday, May 17th, 2020 at the cemetery in Scooba, MS where she lived. Pastor Rev. James … Read More
JULIA RICHARDSON
Graveside services for Julia Richardson were held Friday, October 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. from Dry Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in … Read More

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