Monthly Archives: August 2014

MCT2 top scorers


These fourth- and fifth-grade Eupora Elementary students were treated to a day of bowling Aug. 22 for scoring Advanced on both the Language Arts and the Mathematics … Read more

Organizations meet with federal officials

Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson and documentary photographer Dr. Doris A. Derby (l.) present Oats two photos that Derby captured of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer, who was Oats’ aunt. The presentation was made in Washington.

By Cherraye Oats
Executive Director
Fannie Lou Hamer Center

The Fannie Lou Hamer Center in Eupora and the Dignity in Schools Campaign went to Washington on March 24-26 to meet with key officials about fully funding education, … Read more

Departments respond to fire calls


From Staff Reports

The Eupora Fire Department extinguished two grass fires around 2 p.m. Saturday at highways 82 and 182 west of town.
Also last week, the EFD responded to a brush fire around 11 p.m. Aug. 18 on Lollars … Read more

Eupora band members attend camp

Hernandez, Blakely, Awad, Hood and Rollins.

From School Reports

Several Pride of Eupora band members attended Summer Band Camp 2014 at Itawamba Community College.
Students have auditions on the day they arrive and are placed in one of six different … Read more