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Alumni gather for Springhill School Reunion

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Attending the Springhill Reunion are:
1st Row: Bettie Stewart Bollis, Margaret Clanton Boucher Chrismond, Eloise Stewart Avery 
2nd Row: Martha Sprayberry Rodgers, Belinda Sprayberry Murphy, Nellie Mae Clark Bryant, Virginia Harrison Johnson, Dorothy Clark Campbell, Eloise England Riley, Johnnie Sue Miles Hood, Donald Woods, Thomas James, Murrell Beck, Ruby Helen Marter Beck, Ann Clanton Summerford, Joyce Rodgers Crimm, Ruby Carpenter Jones, Peggy Boucher Fields, Ladale Rodgers Weaver, Jamie Baker Sprayberry, Barbara Baker Weddle, Billie Rodgers Luttra, Sam Rodgers
3rd Row: Dan Riley, Lounell Boucher Mongum, Bobbie M. Blaylock, Sue Hemphill McRaney, Brenda Robinson Alford, Grace Rodgers Paris, Harold Gary, Eddie Ruth Gary Hill, Willy Earl Stoddard
4th Row: Joe James Miles, Lanier Beck, Bill Stewart, Howard Sprayberry, Kermit Worthy, Ann Harrison, J.B. Rowe, Wayne Baker, Ed Baker, Sterling Doolittle, Carl David James, Travis England, Troy England, Jack Hendrix, Billy Frank James
5th Row: Kent Bingham, Joy O’Neal Hendrix, Robert Tindall, Russell Tindall, Richard James

From Press Reports

 

Aug. 31 was the 20th semiannual Springhill Reunion.

Around 80 people gathered at 10 a.m. at the Springhill School House, with Thomas James calling the group to order and awarding two gifts: the first was to … Read more

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