Month: July 2012

Eupora native named MS Trooper of the Year

From Press, Staff Reports

Each year, one state trooper is honored for exemplary work that goes above and beyond the call of duty. The Trooper of the Year is nominated by his/her peers and rewarded for exceptional valor, bravery and … Read more

Food, Nutrition staff attends expo

From Press Reports

The Food and Nutrition staff at North Mississippi Medical Center- Eupora attended the 2012 SYSCO Health Care Seminar and Product Expo in Memphis.

Professional seminars consisted of such timely topics as Culture Change in Long Term Care … Read more

City plans tackle football league

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Park and Recreation Department has announced additional details about the youth tackle football league the city is joining.

The eight-team league will include Eupora, Bruce, Vardaman, Calhoun City and teams from other area towns. Playoffs … Read more

Woodmen of the World asset to community

By Billy Hill Woodmen of the World Lodge 94

The local lodge 94 of the Woodmen of the World is at the intersection of highways 182 and 82 about three miles east of Eupora.

The local lodge has donated hundreds … Read more

Civil legal matters workshop in Winona

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Corp. and Central Mississippi Inc. Community Action Agency will sponsor an educational workshop on civil legal matters using the court on July 19.

The workshop begins at 10 a.m. at the Winona … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 15, 1937 Scarborough Clan Enjoys Big Dinner In Hohenlinden on Sunday, all the children of Mr. and Mrs. R.G. Scarborough gathered at the old home and had a family reunion, the first in many years. Dinner … Read more

Calendar of Events

Gore Springs gospel jubilee A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 14 at the Gore Springs Community Center. Southern Image, the Como Sisters, Long Way to Go, Masters Quartet and others will perform. Admission is $5.

Gospel … Read more

Dew’s Place well worth time for a visit

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — With all the eating places in and around the area, the small town of Maben is not to be left out.

Dew’s Place, located on Highway 15 across from the Maben Post … Read more

Judge remands charges against Manus

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL —A judge has remanded felony criminal charges against a former county jail inmate, now a quadriplegic, who is suing Webster County and others.

Circuit Judge Joey Loper, upon motions of the state, approved … Read more

Mantee area achieves better fire rating

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

A new fire insurance ranking for Mantee should mean reduced rates for home and business owners within the city limits.

The Mississippi State Rating Bureau has graded Mantee a Class 8, which is up … Read more