Calendar of Events

Ice Cream Bash

The Webster County Extension Office will host an end-of-summer Ice Cream Bash from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 1 at the playground behind Eupora First United Methodist Church (fenced area across from Wise Funeral Home). Park cars on Holman.

Come and bring your friends for games and fun. Make your own ice cream and cool off. Call 258-3971 to register.

GLC blood drive

Golden LivingCenter-Eupora will be having a blood drive in the parking lot from 1-6 p.m. Aug. 1. The United Blood Services bloodmobile will be parked in the front parking lot directly across from the front of the building. One may sign up for an appointment with LaDonna Caffey at 258-8293 or online at www.bloodhero.com; walk-ins are also welcome.

Eupora High School

open house

Eupora High School will have a sixth-grade orientation for all sixth-grade students and parents at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 in the EHS cafeteria. This will be a time to answer all questions about the transition of sixth-graders to the high school. Eupora High School open house will be Aug. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. for all students grades 6-12. An athletic meeting will be at 7 p.m. in Latham Auditorium for all parents of athletes. All coaches will be there to talk about the expectations for their programs and answer any questions.

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.

Peewee football/

cheerleader signup

Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration is under way through Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall.

For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

Beekeeper

workshop Aug. 10

A beginning beekeeper workshop will be Aug. 10 at the Mississippi Modern Homestead Center in Starkville from 9 am-noon. Contact Alison Buehler at 662-694-0124 or email Alison.Buehler@ggsim.org. Capacity is 40 people; the $25 registration includes a light lunch.

An additional beginners workshop associated with the annual meeting of the Mississippi Beekeepers Association in Tupelo will be held during the second week in November. Details and program will be provided later.

Back-to-School

Bash Aug. 10

Webster County Back-to-School Bash will be from 2-7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the NMMC-Eupora walking track.

The fundraiser will feature inflatable water slides and jumpers, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy. All proceeds benefit Webster County Relay for Life. Sponsors are Murphy Medical and CB&S Bank.

For more information, contact Bethany Cooper at 662-552-1093 or bethany.cooper@cancer.org.

Story time

Story time will begin at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Webster County Library in Eupora for ages 3-6. Contact the library at 258-7515 if you need more information.

Prairie Opportunity

public hearing

Prairie Opportunity Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing at 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Community Center, 390 Clark Ave., Eupora.

This meeting is to inform the public of proposed funding and gather information regarding service needs in the community. For more information call Laura Marshall or Canary Williams at 888-397-5550.

FUMC blood drive

United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at Eupora First United Methodist Church on Aug. 20 from 2-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Every three seconds someone needs blood in this country — the overwhelming majority would die without it.

Giving blood is one of the most important things a person can do. One donation of blood can help as many as three patients. You can give blood every eight weeks. “Give the gift of life.”

Register today to give blood on Aug. 20 by calling Frances Hyde at 552-0705 or call Gwen Rico at the church office, 258-2611.

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.

PSC schedule

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley and his staff members will be in the Webster County Courthouse, 16 E. Fox Ave. in Eupora, on the second Wednesday of each month from 9 am until 11 a.m. Feel free to come and meet with him.