Category: News

E911 calls – 11/25/15

Nov. 16
7:35 a.m., MVA, South Street; Mathiston PD responds.
10:34 a.m., alarm, East Old Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds.
11:24 a.m., locked vehicle, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
11:34 a.m., locked vehicle, Peachtree Street; EPD responds.
2:46 p.m., … Read more

Nuclear medicine procedures available at hospital

By Leigh Davis
North Mississippi Medical Center–Eupora

Nuclear medicine has been around as a recognized medical imaging specialty since the early 1950s.

During this time period, Benedict Cassen developed the first rectilinear scanner and Hal Anger developed the more modern … Read more

MHGC slates Christmas Lighting Contest

From Club Reports

The Maben Home and Garden Club’s annual Christmas Lighting contest will be Dec. 15 with the judging to begin at 6 p.m.

Certificates will be awarded to Best Door, … Read more

Time Capsules – 11/25/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 28, 1940

A Bouquet of Cabbage
From the Jackson Daily News, a bouquet of cabbage to the gent responsible for burning that traffic light at Eupora all day Saturday. … Read more

Calendar of Events – 11/25/15

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil
Webster County will host a “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil” at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Mathiston Public Library.
The vigil is being hosted in partnership with the Lung Cancer … Read more

Letter to the editor – 11/25/15

Letter of thanks from family of Charlie Williamson

The Charlie Williamson family would like to say thank you to everyone involved in helping him after his accident on June 26.… Read more

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Ron Aldridge

Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions.

The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 percent. … Read more

Prescott sets school record

From school reports

FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by … Read more

Obituaries – 11/25/15

Joe Wayne Anderson
Oct. 28, 2015
Services for Joe Wayne Anderson, 70. of Eupora were Oct. 31, 2015, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with the Revs. Ricky Holloway and Charles Lee White officiating. Burial was in Embry Cemetery.… Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery

Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery, 86, of the Springhill Community passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Vickers Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. Mrs. Avery was a retired longtime business woman in Eupora. She also worked for ten years at … Read more