Calendar of Events


Music Festival

The Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival will be June 15 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Joe Brigance Memorial Park in Houston. For more information call 1-800-931-8120. Bring your lawn chairs.

Mathiston Summer

Reading Program

The 2013 Summer Reading Program is every Monday in June at the Mathiston Public Library from 1-2:30 p.m.

The theme is “Dig into Reading.” For more information call 263-4772.

Summer Reading

Program at WCL

The Summer Reading Program at Webster County Library will be June 18 with Heather Harper and Mandy Salley in charge of the program.  They will have stories and activities centered around archaeology and digging.

On June 25, Ms. Bonnie and the library staff will be reading about pirates and digging for treasures.

These programs are on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. for children ages 3-10 .

Cowboy Kids

in the Kitchen

The Webster County Extension Office will offer “Cowboy Kids in the Kitchen” from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20 at Eupora First United Methodist Church’s Kid’s Kingdom building on Holman Street. Call 258-3971 to register.

Mister & Miss


Beauty Pageant

The Mister & Miss Independence Beauty Pageant will be June 29 at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium.

The pageant is open to girls 0-18 and boys 0-10.

Registration deadline is June 21. The registration fee is $30; photogenic, $10. Registration forms may be obtained online by going to the EHS homepage:

1983-85 EHS

class reunion

Anyone interested in information on a class reunion being held

the summer of 2014 for the classmates that graduated from Eupora High

School (or would have graduated) in 1983, 1984 and 1985 should contact

Laura Morgan at 601-594-2684 or

Gore Reunion

The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information you would like to display and share.

The Gore Brothers Jazz Trio from Houston will provide music starting at 11 a.m. and lunch will be at noon [cost $10].

After lunch a genealogy presentation of the Gore family history will be presented by Keith Gore Wiseman, son of Bettie Gore Wiseman and grandson of Will Abe “Red” Gore of Walthall.

Ezekiel Fletcher Gore, ancestor of many of the Gores, was the Methodist pastor of Greensboro from 1865-69.

Everyone is invited to attend this reunion.

Schaefer Reunion

J.D. Schaefer, Tom Schaefer and Lorene Schaefer Cummins invite all descended family, all extended family and all family friends of the Peter Joseph Schaefer family to an old-fashioned family reunion at the old home place of Antley Joe Schaefer and Thera Doshie Goines Schaefer Burns in Ticky Bend.

Family reunion dinner will be 1 p.m. July 6; a fish fry is planned. Bring a dish/dessert/beverage and a lawn chair if possible. Make plans to stay and visit family and friends the entire day. Bring any family history you may have.

EHS Class of

1968 reunion

The Eupora High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 45th class reunion on Aug. 3 at the Eupora Country Club.

The agenda includes a tour of EHS at 4 p.m., social hour at the country club at 5 and dinner at 6:30. All classmates are encouraged to attend this fun-filled day.

Mathiston Library

Story Hour

The Mathiston Public Library has Story Hour and activities for children of all ages every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Story Hour is directed by Jill Carroll.

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.


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