Monthly Archives: January 2014

‘After 5 at the BLY’ upcoming

From Eupora

Arts Inc.

Eupora Arts will host “After 5 at the BLY” at 5 p.m. Jan. 30.

This will be a meet-and greet-hour to mingle and discuss current art trends, happenings and future Eupora Arts events. Come join and … Read more

Voter IDs issued to public

From Press & Staff Reports

 

Mississippi voter ID cards are now being issued by circuit clerks across Mississippi. Mississippi voter ID cards have been issued in approximately 15 counties, however, Deputy Circuit Clerk Wanda Robinson said none had been … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Clarkson/Fame FD

stew fundraiser

The Clarkson/Fame Fire Department will have Brunswick stew fundraiser Jan. 25 starting at 11 a.m. at the fire station.

The cost is $20 a gallon, $10 a half-gallon and $8 for a quart. Stew will also … Read more

McKibben named MC academic scholar

The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2013 fall semester.

Mary Catherine McKibben of Maben was named to the President’s List.

To be eligible for the President’s List, a student … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I did some research on Epicurus (circa 341-270 B.C.), the author of epicureanism. The Athenian philosopher’s views on pleasure, freedom and friendship influenced the Greco-Roman world.

World Book Encyclopedia … Read more

County 1 step closer to house reconstructions

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors made forward progress in the effort to begin reconstruction of dilapidated houses in the community during its second monthly meeting Tuesday in the boardroom.

Housing Specialist Patsy … Read more

Sports schedules

THUR, JAN. 23

Prep Basketball

6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County

6:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Tri-County

Junior College Basketball

5:30 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central

5:30/7:30 p.m. — Northwest Miss. at East Mississippi

6/8 p.m. … Read more

911 Calls

Jan. 13

7:48 a.m., medical, Gum Street; EMS responds.

8 a.m., medical, Old Walthall Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.

12:55 p.m., alarm, Adams Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

2:57 p.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.

7:10 p.m., MVA, Wood Circle; Mathiston … Read more

Start 2014 off right by kicking the habit

From Press Reports

 

If quitting smoking is your New Year’s resolution this year, then you’re in good company. Plan ahead and make this healthy resolution a reality.

Quitting smoking can be challenging. Help is only a phone call or … Read more

City tax collections drop slightly

From Staff Reports

 

Eupora saw a $456 decrease in sales tax collections during November.

The city reported $35,075 in sales tax for November, down from $35,531 for the same month in 2012. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more