Month: April 2012


Bobbie Jean Bruce April 7, 2012 Graveside services for Bobbie Jean Bruce, 81, of Ackerman were April 9, 2012, at South Union Methodist Church Cemetery in Choctaw County. The Revs. George Buell, Bryan Carrubba and Jerry Lawson officiated. She was … Read more

Calendar of Events

Stewart VFD annual meeting The Stewart Volunteer Fire Department will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. April 12. UBS blood drive United Blood Services will coming to the parking lot of Piggly Wiggly in Eupora from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. … Read more

East Webster teams remain undefeated

By Chuck Bailey

CUMBERLAND – The East Webster Wolverine Boy’s Baseball and Girls’ Softball teams both still remain undefeated in district play after The Easter Break. Both teams have a 3-0 record in district play. The Boy’s last played out … Read more

Kindergarten signup April 25-26

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School and East Webster Elementary School (Mathiston) will have kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year on April 25-26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parents must provide these items for complete enrollment: • Child’s … Read more

Education notes

Rotary Club honors Rodgers The Eupora Rotary Club honored Eupora High School senior Katelyn Rodgers as Rotary Student of the Month on April 3. She chose EHS Counselor Monica Cummings as Teacher of the Month. At Eupora High, Rodgers is … Read more

Maben Library hosts Easter egg hunt

From Maben Public Library

MABEN — The library was running over with tiny tots “toting” Easter baskets for the annual Easter egg hunt at the Maben Public Library on March 30. Children showed up dressed for spring in their shorts … Read more

Workshop set for farmers market managers

From Press Reports

The opportunity for farmers market managers, staff, volunteers and board members to learn strategies for managing a farmers market more effectively and efficiently is being made available through a Farmers Market Manager Workshop on May 10 in … Read more

Church News

West Shady Grove Revival at West Shady Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Hudson, evangelist, will be April 15-18. Service times are Sunday at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. A fellowship meal … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 15, 1937 Fell in 25-Foot Well; Rescued Unhurt Little Miss Ruth Estes, 6-year-old daughter of Supervisor I.D. Estes of Beat 4, while playing on some raised flower shelves failed to see her sister open the top … Read more

Bunker Bed demonstrated in Mathiston

From Press, Staff Reports

Inventor John Campbell of Starkville is announcing his latest innovative idea in home safety: The Bunker Bed. The Bunker Bed is a reinforced steel bed frame designed to protect an entire family from the ravages of … Read more