Month: January 2017

FBC students say PASSION Conference was unforgettable

By Gwen Sisson Jaime Hernandez of First Baptist Church of Eupora said PASSION 2017 Conference has changed his life forever. “ It made me see, with not just my eyes but my heart as well, and has changed my life…

Legislature considers education funding formula revamp

By Rep. Joey Hood District 35   The state Legislature had a full schedule during the third week of the 2017 legislative session, which began Jan. 16 with a joint Education and Appropriations committee meeting, where the consulting group, EdBuild…

Obituaries

Grozelia Thomas Jan. 19, 2017 Services for Grozelia Thomas, 79, of Maben will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 28, 2017, at Grove Chapel M.B. Church in Maben with burial in Spring Valley Cemetery in Mathiston. Visitation will be from 1-5…

Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports   The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Coley Tabb as Rotary Student of the Month at its Jan. 10 luncheon. He was introduced by Teacher of the Month Kimberly Cummings Coley is a senior at Eupora High School…

Local student obtains Microsoft Word Office Specialist credential

From Press Reports   Nine Northeast Mississippi Community College students obtained the industry-recognized Microsoft Word Office Specialist credential during the 2016 fall semester as members of the college’s BOT 1143 Word Processing course. Those obtaining their Microsoft Word Office Specialist…

Sheriff’s Department announces ‘Coffee with a Deputy’

From Press Reports “Coffee with a Deputy” is a new initiative by the Webster County Sheriff’s Department to discuss issues in the surrounding communities and to involve the community. “This open forum can be used for basically anything the community…