Category: News

Give yourself the gift of good health

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From Press Reports

This holiday season, give yourself and your loved ones the best gift of all: a healthy you.
When you quit smoking, the health benefits start within 20 minutes of putting down the cigarette, cigar, cigarillo or pipe. … Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 8
Accordo Willis, DOB 09-13-81, BM; Mathiston 3: suspended DL and speeding 80/65.
Dec. 9
Molly K. Scott, DOB 02-03-90, WF, Mathiston 3: DUI-1st, obstructing traffic and no insurance.
Dwight Holman, DOB 02-09-87, BM; Mississippi Department of Corrections: probation … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during November:
Speeding, nine; no driver’s license, one; expired tag, one; no proof of insurance, two; leaving the scene of an accident, one; DUI-1st, one; petit larceny, three (West Gould, bikes; Laundromat, clothes; … Read more

Itawamba set to host Winter Softball Clinic in January

From school reports
FULTON – The 2016 Itawamba Community College Winter Softball Clinic will be a one-day event, held on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the ICC Spring Sports Indoor Facility on the Fulton Campus, located at 107 West Staub Street, … Read more

EES students enjoy Star Lab

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School had an amazing Star Lab visit from Jerry Hemphill with Woodmen Life.
The Star Lab is an inflatable planetarium that allows students to experience the solar system and constellations in a unique experience.
Once … Read more

Beta thanks EPD

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Eupora High School Beta Club purchased gift certificates to give to the Eupora Police Department in thanks for its service to the community. Presenting the certificate to Sgt. Donald Card (second from r.) are Beta officers Embry Long, Christian Long … Read more

News Briefs

Courthouse
demolition
bids advertised
Bids are being taken for demolition of the Webster County Courthouse, which burned nearly three years ago in Walthall.
The now-100-year-old building burned Jan. 17, 2013. Following final settlement of insurance claims last month, the Board … Read more

911 Calls

Dec. 7
12:04 p.m., horse in road, Hwy. 403; Mathiston PD responds.
2:58 p.m., B&E, Wright Road; Webster SO responds.
3:07 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Eupora PD, Eupora EMRs respond.
4:21 p.m., medical, South Dunn; Webster EMS, Eupora FD respond.… Read more

Morgan retiring as circuit judge

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From Press & Staff Reports
 
Circuit Judge Clarence E. “Cem” Morgan III will be honored from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at a retirement reception at the Attala County Courthouse in Kosciusko.
Morgan will retire Dec. 31 after serving for 21 years … Read more

Letter to the editor

Acceptance and tolerance
This is a Christmas note of appreciation about how far we have come in our acceptance and tolerance of others.
We live in a heartfelt nation of can-do and sharing. We are capable of weathering any storm … Read more