Monthly Archives: December 2012

Stewart sponsors internship for Carl Small Town Center

From MSU School of Architecture Belinda Stewart didn’t know much about the field of architecture growing up. “I didn’t even know how to spell it,” she laughed. That all changed, however, when the then-associate dean of the School of Architecture…

MDEQ awards grant to county

From Press Reports The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded Webster County a solid waste assistance grant of $11,524 that will be used by the county for cleanup of illegal dump sites. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a…

GLC-Eupora donates $1,000 to EPD

From Press Reports Golden LivingCenter-Eupora donated $1,000 to the Eupora Police Department during a check presentation at City Hall on Dec. 3. The EPD will use the donation to purchased needed equipment, specifically two bulletproof vests. “Golden Living is proud…

Kindergartners sing at GLC-Eupora

Golden LivingCenter Eupora was entertained by a visit and program from Eupora Elementary kindergartners on Dec. 20. The children were donned with reindeer antlers as they gathered in the activity room to bring some holiday cheer to the residents. The…

Families First promotes active parenting

Families First for Mississippi is promoting active parenting through classes, workshops and presentations throughout the state. Families First uses curriculum approved by the Mississippi Department of Human Services that is intended to prepare parents to be an active parent rather…

Obituaries

Harlin Jones Love Dec. 14, 2012 Services for Harlin Jones Love, 78, of DeSoto, Mo., were Dec. 17, 2012, at Vineyard Funeral Home in Festus, Mo. Graveside services were Dec. 19 at Bluff Springs Cemetery in Webster County. He was…

Church hosting Winter VBS, revival

From Cumberland Baptist Church Cumberland Baptist Church will be hosting Winter Vacation Bible School Jan. 3-5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The theme for the week is “From the Inside Out.” Bible study, games, crafts, music, fun, praise, worship…

Calendar of Events

‘Pancakes with Disney’ Jan. 12 Relay for Life teams at First Baptist Church of Eupora and Walthall Baptist Church are hosting “Pancakes with Disney” at First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 9-11 a.m. Jan. 12. For a donation of…

EES SHAPE travels to New Orleans

From School Reports The fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade SHAPE students from Eupora Elementary School went on a field trip to New Orleans on Nov 1. The students had been studying a unit on World War II and toured the National…

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 30, 1937 Bellefontaine Girl Wins Forestry Contest Prize Miss Pauline Yarbrough of Bellefontaine was awarded first prize of $25 in the Mississippi Forestry commission contest which was designed to create interest in the preservation of our…