Category: News

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory

This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total…

City among most expensive cities for renters insurance

From Press Reports Eupora ranks among the expensive cities in Mississippi to insure a rented home or apartment, according to a study by ValuePenguin, a personal finance research website. To see who has the cheapest and the most expensive renters…

Holmes men improve to 3-2

From school reports SCOOBA — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs picked up a big division win here Thursday night against the East Mississippi Community College Lions, 62-54. With the win, the Bulldogs went to 12-4 overall and 3-2 in the…

Nutrition vulnerabilities increase as adults age

By Linda Breazeale MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Even people who can eat almost anything when they are young will eventually begin monitoring their calories, cholesterol, fiber, sodium or sugar as they get older. Brent Fountain, associate professor of…

Calendar of Events – 01/27/2016

Veterans mobile health clinic The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center’s Rural Health Outreach Team will set up a mobile health clinic Jan. 28 in Eupora. The clinic will be from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the National Guard armory on Highway…

Allow God to fight your battles for you

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. During the fourth Sunday in January worship service, the message came from 1st Samuel 17:14-48 titled “I Know Who…

City will offer sustainable recreational program

A Message from the Mayor Supervisors help city in many ways By Dan Burchfield, Mayor of Eupora I wanted to congratulate the citizens of our community for showing such a positive interest in the direction of our recreational programs on…

Webster County Grand Jury issues report

The Webster County Grand Jury empaneled Jan. 11 has issued a report of its investigations. According to the report, the grand jurors investigated no reported violations of the law and questioned no witnesses. As previously reported, however, the previous grand…

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’ It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 23, 1941 Mathiston Life Scout With his father, Pearl G. Burdine of Mathiston, young Billy Burdine was an appreciated visitor at the office of The Webster Progress Monday. Young…