Month: December 2013

Hospital offers advice for dealing with burns

From Press Reports   There are three levels of burns. First-degree burns affect only the outer layer of the skin. They cause pain, redness and swelling. Second-degree (partial thickness) burns affect both the outer and underlying layer of skin. They…

New tank top

The crew of The Baxter Co. of North Mississippi puts a new top on the Maben water tank. The Tupelo-based business was replacing the top on Dec. 3. The top was blown off last March when strong winds swept  through…

Yates grand marshal for Christmas Parade

From Staff & Press Reports   Marie Yates will serve as grand marshal of the 2013 Eupora Christmas Parade. The parade, which is sponsored by the Eupora Rotary Club, begins at 5 p.m. Saturday following the Eupora Christmas Market. Lineup…

Florist entertains, educates MHGC members

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   On Nov. 19, Janet Dean of the Mathiston Florist entertained and educated the ladies of the Maben Home and Garden Club in the art of design with the latest in Christmas décor. Janet,…

Fire units respond to multi-fire call

From Staff Reports   Walthall and Eupora fire departments responded to a mobile home, vehicle and woods fire, all in one call, on Old Walthall Road last month. The fires occurred at a residence between Crowell Road and Highway 50,…

New officer

Police Chief Gregg Hunter presents a badge to new Eupora Police Officer Derek May after he was sworn in by Mayor Dan Burchfield (right). May was hired by the Board of Aldermen on Nov. 18

Churches cooperate to aid Children’s Home

For the WPT   In a burst of inter-church cooperation, the Mathiston United Methodist Women enlisted the aid of the Clarkson Baptist Church Sewing Ministry to help the Methodist Children’s Home in Jackson. In October, Mike Duggar, president and CEO…

EWJH cheerleaders earn third in state

From School Reports   The East Webster Junior High cheerleaders placed third in the 2013 Mississippi High School Activities Association-sponsored state cheerleading championship at the statewide competition in Ocean Springs on Nov. 16. East Webster was the only 2A squad…

Eupora Christmas Market this weekend

By Gwen Sisson For the WPT   There will be a lot of fun and surprises at this year’s Eupora Christmas Market, which is Saturday. The fun begins with the Football Boosters Pancake Breakfast from 7-10 a.m. at the Eupora…

Vickers House marks 100th birthday

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   “A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.” Celebrating 100 years, the Vickers House stands proud and straight as any house built with the most…