Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago:
Sept. 15, 1938
Law Partnership Has Offices Here
Patterson, Eudy & Patterson is the name of a new legal partnership doing business in Eupora with offices in the McDaniel block. The firm composed of A.T. Patterson, J.E. Eudy and J.T. Patterson, all well known to Webster County people and all accomplished lawyers.
The senior partner, A.T. Patterson, of Calhoun City has practiced in local courts for years and is regarded as “homefolks.” Mr. Eudy is a local lawyer of fine reputation and the junior partner, Mr. J.T. Patterson, son of the senior partner, is recognized as one of the state’s ablest young jurists. The latter will divide his time between Eupora and Calhoun City offices.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Smith and children of Starkville were Sunday visitors to their sister, Mrs. M.C. Dalton.
Herman White of West Point spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter White and family.
Mrs. Joe Kenny and children left Sunday to join Mr. Kenny and children at marked Tree, AR where they will make their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harpole of Tupelo were weekend visitors to relatives here.
Miss Mary Holland visited in Eupora last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Will McMinn and son, Billie, of Sturgis were Sunday visitors of relatives.
Mrs. W.T. Ware of Aberdeen is the appreciated guest of her daughter, Mrs. John L. Lovett.
Howard Hemphill has gone to Wesson where he entered Copiah-Lincoln Junior College.
Rev. and Mrs. J.W. Kitchens and family spent Sunday with relatives at Newton.
50 Years Ago:
Sept. 12, 1963
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stewart and son of Manchester, TN spent Labor Day weekend in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mallory Clanton and with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Redding Stewart and with other relatives.
Miss Brenda Salley is spending this weekend with Miss Neta Woods.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Clanton and Ann visited Mr. and Mrs. S.E. Doolittle Sunday evening.
Mr. Jerry Moreland of Starkville spent the weekend with Edward Baker.
Mr. John Baker and niece, Linda Baker of Jackson, spent the Labor Day weekend in the O.P. Baker home.
Mr. Jimmie Britt spent the weekend at home. He returned to Jackson on Sunday evening to enter medical school at the University Hospital.
Mr. Jerry Moreland and Mr. Edward Baker visited Mr. Jimmie Britt Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Yeager were supper guests in the Clyde Britt home Saturday night.
Visitors last weekend in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Watson and Mrs. Rosa Bell were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Pogue of Fulton. Mrs. Bell returned home with them to spend a few days.
The first Sunday singing at the LaGrange Methodist Church was a great success.
Mrs. Anne Watson, Yvonne and Rob, Mrs. Willie Nell Cook and Sylvia visited Mrs. Bobbie Pogue and Mrs. Rosa Bell of Fulton on Monday. Rob stayed for an extended visit.
Mrs. Mae Smith is enjoying her sister of Chicago as a guest this week.
Mr. and Mrs. H.C Henley and children, Mrs. Banks Henley and children and Mrs. Sammie Henley visited Mr. Bill Cooker this week.
Mrs. H.B. Cook, Mr. M.O. Cook and Miss Sylvia Cook made a business trip to Meridian on Thursday.
25 Years Ago:
Sept. 14, 1988
Mt. Zion News:
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Ray and children and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ross and children visited over the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Olen Ray.
Mrs. Fran Turner and children visited Mr. and Mrs. Allen Golding on Saturday morning.
Mrs. Guy Sibley visited James Camps at West Point.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ray visited Mrs. Nannie Ray on Wednesday.
The Larry Watson family visited Mr. and Mrs. Travis Watson on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gatlin visited the Roy Rays on Thursday.
Mrs. Eva Latham, Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Dorothy Ray visited the Bob Lathams Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ray visited Mr. and Mrs. Allen Golding on Tuesday.
Visiting with Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor and Tom on the weekend were the Don Vaughan family, the Bill Taylor family and Bro. Howard Taylor family.
In the absence of the Rev. Doyce Gunter who had gone to a school reunion in Alabama, Joey Pepper brought a very good morning message.
There were many family get-togethers during the holiday weekend. The Lansing Lambs, Maston Lathams, Levi Sellars, Albert Lathams and others were among these.
Within this last week, birthdays were observed by Robert Latham, Mrs. Ora B. Latham and Mrs. Decma Lamb. Happy returns to them. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Lansing Lamb observed their 51st wedding anniversary. Congratulations to them.
The evening message was brought by Dennis Deskins. This was his first message to the congregation, which was very inspiring and challenging.