News

Friends meeting features Weatherly

From Press Reports

 

The regular monthly meeting of Friends of the Library in Eupora will be Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Ellen Randolph Weatherly of Starkville will present “The Captain and His Lady,” in which she shares the letters … Read more

GLC-Eupora hosts T&T, Buckner

From GLC-Eupora

 

The Hudson twins, the Long triplets and Donnie Buckner blessed many hearts and lives at Golden LivingCenter-Eupora on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m.

Buckner has been volunteering at GLC-Eupora each month for the past few years and … Read more

District receives good ACT marks

From Press & Staff Reports

 

The ACT organization has released its annual College Readiness Letter to the Webster County School District. It includes a number of reports and figures (which accompany this article) used by the district to measure … Read more

City park director faces charges

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Eupora’s park director is facing criminal charges filed against him last week by his ex-wife, including a felony.

John Prather is charged with grand larceny, a felony, and simple assault/domestic, a misdemeanor. He … Read more

Holmes College drops season-opener to Jones

From school reports

GOODMAN — The Jones County Junior College Bobcats capitalized on Holmes miscues en route to a 54-14 over the Holmes Community College Bulldogs last Thursday.
With the loss, the HCC Bulldogs fall to 0-1 and head to … Read more

Buy cool-season plants before they stress out

Garden centers now have transplants for many cool-season crops. Find out which day the truck arrives and buy the plants that day they arrive if possible.

Plants that sit in the racks in their trays generally are not well watered … Read more

Church news

Mathiston United

Methodist fall sale

Come join us for our fall sale in the fellowship hall of Mathiston United Methodist Church on Highway 15.

Delicious home-baked goodies and white elephant items will be featured. The sale is set for Sept. … Read more

Campbell-Stroud receives degree

For the WPT

 

Sarah Christene “Christie” Campbell-Stroud received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Millsaps College in Jackson with a 3.49 GPA.

Millsaps held its 119th annual commencement on May 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Christ United … Read more

Calendar of Events

Benefit rummage

sale for Carters

A benefit rummage sale will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Gore Springs Community Center. All proceeds will help Jan and Liz Carter with treatments and travel expenses.

The benefit will include … Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 26

9:41 p.m., medical, Joiner Drive; Maben FD, EMS respond.

11:14 p.m., break-in, Mt. Vernon Road; Eupora PD responds.

Aug. 27

8:03 a.m., alarm, North Gold; EPD.

11:03 a.m., medical, Swayze Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.

8:05 p.m., medical, … Read more