Monthly Archives: December 2013

MHGC members enjoy Christmas meeting

For the WPT   “Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” ~ James M. Barrie After what seemed likes days and days of rain and cold, cold weather, the sun finally came out…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Julia Tomiak, affectionately known as the Word Nerd, has a longtime favorite book, “Barron’s 1,100 Words You Need to Know.” Tomiak recalls her eighth-grade English teacher using “1,100 Words” as…

Military notes – Tallent

Brandon S. Tallent Army National Guard Pfc. Brandon S. Tallent has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness,…

Books Bygone: The Miracle Vine

By Marica Bernstein   “Channing Cope is a farmer, farm radio commentator, speaker, and a newspaper columnist who writes about farming and rural life.” So begins “About the Author” on the inside flap of the dust jacket for “Front Porch…

City sales tax revenue up 7 percent

From Staff Reports   Eupora saw a 7 percent or $2,404 increase in sales tax collections during October. The city reported $36,331 in sales tax for October, up from the $33,927 for the same month in 2012. Since the state…

EWH students visits colleges

From School Reports   East Webster High juniors and seniors visited Ole Miss, East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi State University this fall. While visiting the campus students received information regarding admission requirements, financial aid, scholarships and programs of study…

Calendar of Events & Church News

Eupora Boy Scout citrus, apple sale The Boy Scouts citrus and apples are available for pickup. The remaining hours for pickup are 1-6 p.m. Dec. 19 and 20 at the Scout room on the back of the Community House next…

Jail Docket

Dec. 10 Matthew Brown, DOB 09-14-82, WM; Eupora 3: possession of meth within 1,500 feet of a school and Webster SO warrant for uttering forgery. Eddie Wofford, DOB 09-27-83, BM; MDOC: probation violation. Dec. 11 Michael Johnson, DOB 04-27-74, WM;…

Holmes releases President’s, Dean’s lists

Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s List at Holmes Community College. To be eligible for such recognition a…