Month: December 2012

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 16, 1937 Mad Mule Chases W.J. Paxton Mr. W.J. Paxton of the Walthall Community says he can’t imagine what possessed the mule to “take out after” him, but that’s exactly what happened one day last week … Read more

Calendar of Events

Band concert Eupora High School’s Pride of Eupora will present its annual Christmas Concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 7 p.m. Dec. 13. Admission is $3 and the band concert is open to the public.

‘Cookies in a … Read more

Share the gift of health this holiday season

By Pamela Redwine Nutrition & Food Safety Area Agent MSU Extension Service

Don’t let holiday gift shopping get you down. Remember to set your priorities and your limits — both time and money. So, while you’re trying to control your … Read more

A cowboy morning at the Maben Library

By Dottie Dewberry

MABEN — It was a cowboy morning at the Maben Public Library on Dec. 7 as most of the tiny cowpokes showed up in boots and jeans for the Friday morning story hour.

Ms. Mary soon had … Read more

Market, parade deemed success

From Staff Reports

Local officials have deemed Saturday’s Eupora Christmas Market and Parade successful events. “Let Freedom Ring with the Bells of Christmas” was their theme.

“It was a very successful daylong event,” Mayor Tommy Lott said of both. “We … Read more

City contracts for business network study

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

The city is contracting with a consultant to study the need for a local business network and provide related services.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday night to enter into a memorandum of … Read more


Patsy Freeman
Winston County Journal

Jessie Brown Duncan
Nov. 12, 2012
Graveside services for Jessie Brown Duncan, 75, of Eupora were Nov. 15, 2012, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Parsons, Tenn.
He was born Jan. 2, 1937, … Read more

WCBI features EHS student reporters

From School Reports

Eupora High School’s journalism class traveled to WCBI in Columbus to take part in the Student Reporter segment of “Mid Morning with Aundrea” on Oct. 29.

To prepare for the segment, the students researched newsworthy topics, wrote … Read more

Church hosts ‘Miles for Missions’

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

“In running, it doesn’t matter if you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of satisfaction in that.” ~ Fred … Read more

Children enjoy Christmas tree story

By Librarian Mary Boutwell Maben Public Library

MABEN — We had a small but lively group for Story Hour at the Maben Public Library last Friday.

The kids listened attentively to the story “The Biggest, Most Beautiful Christmas Tree.” The … Read more