Monthly Archives: July 2013

911 calls

July 15 9:39 a.m., driving complaint, Airport Road; WSO responds. 2:17 p.m., medical, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 2:31 p.m., medical, Choctaw Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond. 4:19 p.m., medical, Hwy. 9 North; EMS responds. 7:01 p.m., medical,…

Dirty Birds

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Members of Eupora’s peewee football teams and others have joined the coaching staff of the Eupora High School Eagles football team to participate in the 2013 Dirty Bird Football Camp.. The camp began Tuesday and ends today at the Eupora…

Moore named NMMC president

From Press Reports   Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, a 650-bed regional referral center that is the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi. Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of…

Eupora vs. Ackerman: The end of an era

By Tommy Gladney A Grateful Fan   We didn’t know it at the time, but Oct. 12, 2012, was a red letter day as far as Eupora High School football is concerned. Friday night, Oct. 12, on Wofford Field, Eupora…

Methodist Cluster meets

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   The Webster United Methodist Cluster met the night of July 16 in the fellowship hall at Maben Methodist Church. Six of the seven churches making up the cluster were present. President John Jones…

City officials attend MML conference

From Press, Staff Reports   Five city officials traveled to Biloxi last week for the Mississippi Municipal League’s 82nd annual conference. The conference, which was July 15-17 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, was themed “Strong Cities:…

NMMC-Eupora offers cardiac rehab for heart patients

From Press Reports   Cardiac rehabilitation is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and procedures such as stenting and angioplasty. Cardiac rehab programs provide education and counseling services to help heart patients increase…

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown at Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere in Webster County in August, with two showings at the Eupora High School auditorium. Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an…

Calendar of Events

Civic League hosting singing The Civic League of Mathiston will be hosting a gospel singing in Mathiston’s park on July 26 beginning at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in singing may contact Beverly Brown at 295-5147 or Betty Jeffcoats at 312-8724 to…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I am doing a study of the play “Much Ado About Nothing.” In Elizabethan English, the word “nothing” was pronounced “noting.” “Much Ado About Nothing” is a comedy in which…