Month: August 2016

Flora watermelons at Maben Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Henry Flora of Mathiston brought a truckload of red and yellow watermelons to the Maben Farmers’ Market last week. His helpers were two of his granddaughters, Emery and Peyton. They were joined for a…

Jail Docket

July 27 Corey Willis, DOB 12-23-92, WM; Webster 9: domestic assault. James Westmoreland, DOB 01-02-74, WM; Webster 3: domestic assault. Charles Hitt, DOB 09-24-92, WM; walk-in: malicious mischief and simple assault-domestic. Corwanda Love, DOB 04-12-78, BF; Webster 9: simple assault.…

Sizing up the Summer skies at Rainwater

By Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a public program for this summer season called “Sizing Up the Summer Skies! This presentation will be given Friday, August 12, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and astronomer,…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: July 31, 1941 Sills Sawed in 1869 The Eupora store on Dunn Street near the corner of Fox Avenue owned by Mrs. W.W. Naron is undergoing extensive repairs and improvements.…

CNB promotes Eupora native

From Press Reports Citizens National Bank’s chief executive officer, Archie McDonnell, has announced that Eupora native Jeffrey D. Smith has been named regional president for its north Mississippi region and will be relocating to Columbus. With 31 years of banking…