Category: News

Maben Home, Garden Club enjoys Christmas party

From Club Reports

Over the river and through the woods the Maben Home and Garden Club ladies did go Dec. 8 to the forest-enclosed home, which was suitably decorated in traditional Christmas colors for the season, of Dottie Dewberry`s for … Read more

MSU pounds N.C. State to take Belk Bowl title

From School Reports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — To close out the 2015 season, Mississippi State (9-4) took down North Carolina State (7-6) 51-28 to win the Belk Bowl Wednesday. The Bulldogs started the game quickly on a 21-0 run, earning a … Read more

Time Capsules – 01/06/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Jan. 2, 1941

Light Award to Mrs. Wise
Eupora residences and yards and downtown stores were resplendent with beautiful designs and Christmas trees during the holiday season.

In the annual … Read more

Tell me something good

Act as mature Christians: speak positive

From Liberty UMC

A happy new year to all from Liberty UMC and pastor Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

Pastor Rochelle started her first sermon this year with a dynamic message and challenge to every member of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 01/06/2016

Area’s environment should promote economic growth

Let’s talk economic development. In order to have economic development, an entity cannot tie the hands of the economic development council behind its back and hang a noose around its neck.… Read more

The secrets of Orion

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 8, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, managing director … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 01/06/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

In “Hamlet: A User’s Guide,” Michael Pennington comments about the scene in which the audience sees Hamlet and Ophelia together for the first time, which is Act III, Scene 1. … Read more

HCC Men, Women hope to continue strong hoops start

From school reports

Through the first 10 games of the season, the Holmes Community College Bulldogs are holding an 8-2 record and a 1-1 North Division record, while the women are 7-3 overall and 1-1 in the North.

The men … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop

It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground.

In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still … Read more

E911 Calls – 01/06/2016

Dec. 28
8:55 a.m., 18-wheeler blocking Natchez Trace Parkway; park rangers; Webster Sheriff’s Office respond.
11:45 a.m. dispute, South Dunn Street; Eupora Police Department responds.
11:47 a.m., cow in road, Hwy. 15, Maben; WSO responds.
1:31 p.m., medical, Hill Street; … Read more