Category: News

ICC Scholarship

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Heather Dawn Green of Eupora, Special Achievement, Leadership. Green is a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she has been a member of HOSA, FFA and Mu Alpha Theta.…

Eupora FUMC seniors

Eupora First United Methodist Church honored eight seniors on May 15 who graduated late that day from Eupora High School. They are Lily Pittman, Madeline Meek, Jack Gibson Smith, Emily Littlejohn, Embry Long, Christian Long, Logan Long and Jessica Surma.

Local graduates from Holmes’ ADN program

The Grenada Campus of Holmes Community College held a pinning ceremony for the graduating Associate Degree Nursing Class of 2016 on May 12 at the Corey Forum. A total of 17 students were honored, including Webster County native Casey Vaughan.

Jail docket

June 8 Joshua Agnew, DOB 10-25-88, BM; Eupora 1: burglary-breaking and entering dwelling house, burglary of a storage building, possession of firearm by a convicted felon and two counts of possession of a controlled substance (hold for Mississippi Department of…

Farmers’ Market boasts 2 new vendors

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market The Maben Farmers’ Market boasted two new venders Saturday in addition to the mainstays of the market, William Shaw’s produce and Jeremiah Gamble’s barbecue. Ted Cole of Mantee returned to the market after being a regular contributor in years past.…

Letter to editor

Thanks the many who helped with Sisson benefit Thank you for your help and considerations in the development of the benefit we had June 4 at Bellefontaine for our own Gwen Sisson. The beautiful smiling, gracious, inspirational Gwen herself starred…

Returning to great

(Editor’s note: As a journalist, I do understand that unless you are Jonathan Swift you should not use sarcasm in your writing yet I have.) A presumptive presidential nominee has implied that America is no longer great and while I…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. In Scene 5 of Act IV in William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet: Prince of Denmark,” Laertes, like a roaring lion, enters the new Danish king’s throne room demanding answers over the mysterious…

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during May: Speeding, nine; suspended driver’s license (implied consent), two; suspended driver’s license, four; no proof of liability insurance, four; seatbelt violation, one; careless driving, one; noise violation, two; DUI-second offense, one; property…

Ferguson, Mason honored upon retirements

From Staff Reports Phil Ferguson and James Mason were honored with a retirement reception in the Webster County School District boardroom on May 19. Before Ferguson came to Webster County Schools, he was a teacher/coach at Bruce High School, head…