News

Mathiston Muscadine Festival big success

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

MATHISTON — Benjamin Franklin once said, “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail,” but this is not what the people of Mathiston did Saturday.

After only six short weeks of planning, the first-ever … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
vocabulary.

Sometimes I hear a familiar classical music composition, but will not be able to identify the composer nor the composition’s title. For example, I recently heard Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky’s “Piano … Read more

Church sponsors back-to-school bowling bash

From Church Reports

 

Soul’s Haven Church had Student Recognition Day on July 21.

The program was held during the 11 a.m. worship service and began with a reading from the pastor, the Rev. James Caffey. He presented a reading … Read more

Births – Williamson & Mason

Adalyn Ruth Mason

William and Michelle Mason of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Adalyn Ruth Mason.

She was born Aug. 26, 2013, at 8:18 p.m. Adalyn weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18¾ inches long.

Grandparents are … Read more

Golden Living Center hosting WALK! with Aegis

From Press Reports

 

Golden Living Center-Eupora jumps into the WALK! with Aegis Therapies 2013 from Sept. 23-27, with daily walks and activities for a number of residents, staff, family, members of the community and volunteers.

The WALK! with Aegis … Read more

Sports Calendar of Events

Punt, Pass and

Kick Contest

to be Sept. 28

The Maben Lions Club will sponsor the eighth annual NFL Punt Pass and Kick Contest at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28 at the football field in Maben of West Oktibbeha High … Read more

Children enjoy ‘Spilt Milk’ at story hour

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

It was another beautiful Friday that the Lord has made for us to enjoy, and the very young patrons of the Maben Public Library enjoyed it to the fullest Sept. 13 as they … Read more

Obituaries

Tony Mark Raines III

Sept. 7, 2013

Services for Tony Mark Raines III, 16, of Houston were Sept. 13, 2013, at Parkway Baptist Church with the Revs. Randy Rinehart, Scott Griffin Eddie King officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Sept. 22, 1938

Eupora Theatre is Improving Service

For a number of years, Eupora Theatre has been recognized as one of the most efficient, small-city cinema houses in Mississippi. J.F. … Read more

Sports Schedules

MONDAY, SEPT. 23

Prep Softball

6:30 p.m. — Louisville at Meridian

6:30 p.m. — West Lowndes at Noxapater

Prep Volleyball

5 p.m. — Grace Christian at Choctaw County

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 24

Prep Softball

6 p.m. — East Webster at … Read more