Month: December 2013

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I was reading about Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) and had forgotten that he had been a newspaper reporter and an editor for a number of magazines and for a publishing house before…

Jail Docket

Dec. 17 April Barber, DOB 03-29-82, WF; MDOC transport: possession of meth-MDOC hold. Tyler N. White, DOB 12-05-89, WM; Clay County transport: MDOC hold. Daren Patterson, DOB 12-28-84, BM; SO1: possession of cocaine: second or subsequent offender. Ryan Johnson, DOB…

Students collect pajamas for needy children

From School Reports   Haley Fields’ sixth-grade reading classes at Eupora High School have been collecting pajamas for needy children for Christmas. They are participating in a program sponsored by Scholastics Reading Club that is called, “The Great Bedtime Story…

EHS earns Beta Club honor

From School Reports   Eupora High School has been named a National Beta School of Distinction. This national award speaks highly of EHS Beta Club’s commitment to academic rigor and illustrates the club’s dedication to preparing students for college and…

Alford 50th Anniversary

Bill and Brenda Alford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 21. They were married in Blythe Creek pastorium, Mathiston, by the Rev. B.B. McGee in 1963. They will share in a family celebration with their children and grandchildren,…

EWH incentive program rewards students

From School Reports   East Webster High continues to reward students for good grades, good behavior and excellent attendance. First nine weeks’ grades, behavior and attendance rewarded 384 students at EWH. Students were awarded Gold, Silver, Bronze or NFL cards…

Quiz Bowl team competes in Brain Bowl

By Jennifer Darce EWHS Senior   The East Webster High School Quiz Bowl Team competed in the Brain Bowl at the University of Mississippi on Nov. 2. The tournament consisted of five matches, two of which East Webster won. A…

Children hear story, ‘Snowmen at Night’

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library   On a cold, sunny Wednesday morning children and parents journeyed to the Webster County Public Library for storytime on Dec. 11. After a time of visiting with friends, they settled down to…

Christmas program

Eupora Elementary School’s second-grade Christmas program was Dec. 11. The students were led by music teacher Rachel Fulce.

Memorial Fund Donation

Support for the family of fallen Eupora Police Officer Keith Crenshaw continues even months after his passing. The Officer Keith Crenshaw Memorial Fund received a donation of $500 from CB&S Bank in Eupora on Dec. 12. The donation was presented…