Calendar of Events

Tailgating at EHS Eupora High School will open its campus Friday night at 6 for tailgating and fun.

Bring a tent, chairs and your favorite “finger food,” and tailgate before the game. Come join us as we cheer on our Eagles and have a good time!

Blood drive United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at East Webster High School in Mathiston on Aug. 28. The bloodmobile will be at the school from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Cub Scout registration Cub Scout registration will be Aug. 28 at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora starting at 5:30 p.m. for boys in grades 1-5. Refreshments will be served at registration.

Several things will be set up so that those not familiar with scouting or what Cub Scouts do may feel free to come check it out. Any questions contact Nikki Carpenter at 552-5132.

WeCAN workshop The Webster County Action Network will meet Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mathiston Public Library.

Amanda White of Healing Notes LLC in Starkville will present a workshop titled “The POWER of Music.” Music therapy is an established health profession in which music is used as a therapeutic tool to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals.

Music therapy is considered a related service under the Individuals with Disabilities Act. When music therapy is deemed necessary to assist a child benefit from his/her special education, goals are documented on the Individualized Education Program as a related service intervention.

WeCAN is a network for parents of children with disabilities in Webster County that can support, educate and empower one another through advocacy, education and information. All parents of Webster County as well as surrounding counties may attend.

For more information contact WeCAN coordinator Tabitha Fulgham at 263-5152 or by email at

‘Rural Community Meeting’ in Maben A “Rural Community Meeting” with Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will be Aug. 30 in Maben at the First Baptist Church gymnasium from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Presley will update the public on current issues before the PSC and other consumer-related topics that affect Mississippians and its economic climate.

Boston butt sale Eupora Masonic Lodge #423 members are selling tickets for Boston butts that will be ready to pick up at the lodge building on Aug. 31 from 3-5 p.m. just in time for the Labor Day weekend.

Whether you are going camping or just staying at home and doing the cooking, a Boston butt would sure come in handy. The price will be $25 and you can see any lodger member or you may call Ted Wilson at 258-8214 or 258-2064, Dwayne Dodd at 242-0600 or Gerald Gary at 552-0050 to purchase tickets.

Cheerleader registration The city of Eupora is accepting cheerleader registrations now through 5 p.m. Aug. 31 at 390 Clark Ave.

City Hall is open 8-5 Monday-Friday. The $25-per-child fee includes insurance, shirt and pom-poms. Child should be age 5 through 12. Questions? Call Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

Greenlee reunion Greenlee family members will come together once again at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora on Sept. 1. The reunion starts at 11 a.m. Attendees are asked to bring a dish of food and may bring what was brought the year before or pay $5 on what is needed. Mathiston Civic

League shirt sale The Civic League of Mathiston is conducting a T-shirt sale fund-raiser. The shirt will be royal blue and the design located on the back of the shirt is lime green, yellow and orange. Sizes available are youth through adult 5X. Youth sizes are $10 and adult sizes are $12.

The Southern Belle shirt has a theme that comes from the country song “My Town” by Montgomery Gentry. It also expresses members’ faith, their love for family and fun.

One may purchase a shirt by calling Tabitha Fulgham at 263.5152 or Betty Jeffcoats at 612.8724. Deadline to order is Sept 7.

School Board qualifying period Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the qualifying period for Webster County School Board members, districts 3 and 4, is under way.

The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 7 to be placed on the November general election ballot. Contact the circuit clerk’s office at 258-6287 if any questions.

Story Time Story Time at Webster County Public Library in Eupora is every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to attend and enjoy stories and activities.

AA meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room.

Bingo at VFW Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora.

Longview Opry Enjoy music, refreshments and fun at the Longview Opry on Highway 12 in Longview every Saturday at 7 p.m. Talent is welcome. Admission is free.