Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gordons’ garden grows great variety

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   “A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.” Gertrude Stein One day recently as I was…

Maben FBC has Fall Festival

By Terry Harpole For the WPT   Maben First Baptist Church’s annual Fall Festival was held Oct. 9 after being delayed a week because of rains. Maben First Baptist, where the Rev. Tommy Temple is pastor, has been having this festival…

Carpenter’s Wood concert Sunday

From Press Reports   Carpenter’s Wood will be performing at the First Baptist Church in Eupora at 6 p.m. Sunday. Members include Sarah Beth Sewell, granddaughter of Dean and Sue Hall of Eupora. Carpenter’s Wood is a small vocal group…

Calendar of Events

EHS Homecoming The theme for Eupora High School’s 2013 Homecoming is “Timeless Tradition.” To honor the traditions that have made EHS the school it is, Eupora High is bringing back some of the traditions of past homecomings. One of these…

City sales tax revenue down

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Consumers spent about 10 percent less in Eupora this August than in 2012 while Mathiston will get a larger tax diversion from the state. The city of Eupora collected $34,291 in sales taxes…

Obituaries

Henry Bernard Campbell Sr. Oct. 11, 2013 Services for the Rev. Henry Bernard Campbell Sr., 92, of Stewart were Oct. 11, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Terry Wills and James Caffey officiating. Burial was…

Growth at EMCC unprecedented

By Rick Young President, EMCC Guest Column   When the U.S. economy crashed five years ago, East Mississippi Community College decided to grow. To build. To expand. And at a rate that EMCC had never attempted or experienced. We built…

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during September: Speeding, 22; suspended driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), one; no driver’s license, one; no driver’s license (expired), one; no tag, three; expired tag, one; switched tag, one; no…

Jail Docket

Oct. 8 Megan Welsh Peeples, DOB 03-18-84, WF; MDOC 103: probation violation. Oct. 10 Christopher Gaston, DOB 04-14-86, BM; SO4: failure to pay child support. Oct. 11 Bobby Eubanks, DOB 08-06-82, WM; self: court-ordered to serve 30 days on weekends.…

Locals among ASLA award honorees

From Press Reports   More than 100 students representing six Mississippi State University disciplines were recognized Oct. 1 with the American Society of Landscape Architecture’s Award of Excellence in Student Collaboration. Awards of Excellence are the highest honor bestowed by…