Monthly Archives: December 2012

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Obituaries

Patsy Freeman pfreemanwcj@gmail.com Winston County Journal Composer  662.773.6241 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,…

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…

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…

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…