News

Margie Ellington Turning 100

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Margie Ellington, formerly of the Sapa community, will be celebrating her 100th birthday around Thanksgiving. She is now living in a nursing home in Oxford. Former neighbor Etta Reed of Sapa says she would love for her to come home … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ places 2nd

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From Press Reports

 

The “Pride of Eupora” Marching Band traveled to the campus of Pearl High School in Pearl on Nov. 2 to compete in the Mississippi Bandmasters Association/Mississippi High School Activities Association Championship Marching Competition for Class 2A.… Read more

Quinn being presented as debutante

Sonmondra Quinn

From Press Reports

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (Rho Nu Zeta Chapter) will host its 14th Annual Debutante Scholarship Pageant this Saturday at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The program will begin at 7 p.m. This year’s … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Next year will mark 80 years since the Blackwood Brothers Quartet formed in Choctaw County, not far from where I live. Throughout my life I have enjoyed listening to recordings … Read more

Hospital Friends join with club in puppet project

From Press Reports

 

No trick — only treats this October.

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club members and “Friends of the Hospital” met six times in the home of Frances Hyde during October to make hand puppets and stuffed … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 17, 1938

Shady Grove News:

Mr. and Mrs. Wood Waits and children were Saturday night guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Peeples.

Mrs. John Crocker has been … Read more

Church news

Highways & Hedges

Revival with the Rev. Robert Chumley from Atoka, Tenn., continues Nov. 14 and 15 at Highways & Hedges Worship Center. Services are at 7 nightly.

Chuck Wagon Gang

The Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing at First … Read more

MHC honors Blaylock

From Press Reports

 

Choral/vocal music instructor Vicki Clanton Blaylock of Newton, who also serves as chairperson of the Division of Fine Arts, has been selected 2013 Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year at East Central Community College in … Read more

Trunk or Treat draws 1,100 people

For the WPT

 

Despite the weather, about 1,100 people attended this year’s Trunk or Treat that had to be relocated indoors at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Volunteers from First United Methodist Church of Eupora and First … Read more

Lady Wolverines looking to return to South State

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

Veteran basketball coach Todd Hutchinson, who has seen time coaching in the college and junior college ranks, is excited about the promise his East Webster Lady Wolverines present for the upcoming season.… Read more