Month: January 2013


Brad Murphy Jan. 7, 2013 Services for Charles Bradford “Brad” Murphy, 57, were Jan. 13, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was in Enon Cemetery.

He was born May 10, 1955, in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Brunswick stew fundraiser A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Stewart Fire Department. The meal, which is $5, includes stew, cornbread/crackers, dessert and drink. Stew will also be available for $20 a gallon, $10 … Read more

Perrigan MDOC award recipient

The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the October, November and December Region I Community Corrections employee award recipients for the fourth quarter of 2012.

Award recipients included Field Officer III Michael Perrigan of Eupora, who received an Extra Effort … Read more

Supervisors rehire employees

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Supervisors rehired all Webster County employees at their first meeting of 2013, but two were rehired with conditions attached.

The Board of Supervisors voted Jan. 7 to rehire all county employees on … Read more

Local author teaches children about Jesus in new book

From Press Reports

Author Whitney Yarber White of Eupora announces the release of her new children’s book “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus.”

In “Don’t Swallow the Baby Jesus,” readers will join brothers Aaron and Aaden as they decorate for Christmas. … Read more

Snowmen sneak into story hour

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT

MABEN — Finally, it was a beautiful sunshiny day for the return of the weekly story hour at the Maben Public Library on Jan. 11.

Ms. Mary chose to read “Snowmen at Night” for … Read more

Fondren named academic scholar

From press Reports

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2012 fall semester. Ellen L. Fondren of Mathiston was named to the Dean’s List.

To be eligible for the Dean’s … Read more

EES students take limo ride

From School Reports

The Eupora Elementary School PTO rewarded students who sold 18 or more items in its annual fall fundraiser with a Hummer limo ride and pizza party at Whites Creek Lake on Nov. 14.

The EES PTO thanks … Read more

Blaylock named Rotary Student of the Month

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Rotary Club has recognized Brad Blaylock as January’s Student of the Month.

The Eupora High School senior serves as class president, and president of the Beta and Interact clubs. He is also a member of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mathiston COG Civil Servant Appreciation Day Mathiston Church of God will be having a Civil Servant Appreciation Day on Jan. 20 beginning at 11 a.m.

The church is setting this date aside to honor those individuals that put their lives … Read more