Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/01/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the fact that, a website devoted to vocabulary building, has been sponsoring the first annual “Vocabulary Bowl” for all students attending K through 12 in the United … Read more

Legals – 04/01/2015

WHEREAS Cynthia Lutzenberger executed a Deed of Trust to Tower Loan of Mississippi, LLC, d/b/a Tower Loan of Starkville as beneficiary, with John E. Tucker as Trustee, which Deed of Trust is dated November 6, 2012 … Read more

Obituaries – 04/01/2015

Hugh Edward ‘Farmer’ Hooper
March 26, 2015
Services for Hugh Edward “Farmer” Hooper, 66, of Mathiston were March 28, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with Bro. Sam Edwards and William Spencer officiating. Burial was in Clarkson Cemetery.… Read more

Rotary donates AED kit


Eupora Elementary School thanks the Eupora Rotary Club for donating an adult and child automated external defibrillator.… Read more

Courthouse site prep bids opened

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Acceptance of a contractor’s bid to prepare a site for Webster County’s new courthouse in Walthall is expected next week.

The Board of Supervisors opened 11 bids for the project Friday. The apparent low … Read more

Autism insurance bill encouraging, parent says

Eupora native Quess Hood lobbied for autism insurance coverage.

From Press & Staff Reports

Passage of a bill requiring autism insurance coverage for children is encouraging, according to Eupora native Quess Hood.

House Bill 885 requires health insurance policies to provide coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder. … Read more

Man makes coveted stringed instruments

Rushing tests the sound on a handmade custom guitar in one of his two workshops in his Eupora backyard. He specializes in building banjos but had expanded his craft to include acoustic, electric and lap steel guitars. No two instruments he makes are alike.

By Melanie Crownover
Invitation Tupelo

Jeremy Rushing knew what he wanted to do when he returned to Tupelo at age 24. After years following the Grateful Dead and Phish, hopping freight trains and communing with hippies all over the country, … Read more