News

911 Calls – 08/05/15

July 27
2:45 p.m., dispute, West Figgatt Avenue; Eupora Police Department responds.
4:35 p.m., speeding vehicle, Hwy. 82; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
6:17 p.m., gas leak, Hwy. 82 and College Street, Mathiston; Mathiston PD, Atmos Energy respond.… Read more

Obituaries – 08/05/15

Sandra Ann Griffin
July 30, 2015
Services for Sandra Ann Griffin, 63, of Mathiston were Aug. 2, 2015, at Double Springs Methodist Church with the Revs Coy Fulgham and Tommy Temple officiating. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha … Read more

Legals – 08/05/15

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Churches sponsor ‘Bible Club at the Lake’

Pastor William Carpenter of Mantee Baptist Church serves refreshments.

For the WPT

Volunteers from Harvest Bible Fellowship Church of Rochester, N.Y., hosted a special “Bible Club at the Lake” event at the pavilion at Whites Creek Lake from June 20-23.

The week closed with a block party/carnival in the … Read more

Control, manage squirrels on your property

KAT LAWRENCE/MSU AG COMMUNICATIONS
Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, seeds, acorns, mushrooms, insects and leaves from forested habitats, they also enjoy readily available food from backyard and agricultural habitats, which often causes conflict between squirrels and homeowners.

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
MSU Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Squirrels look cute and cuddly, but anyone who tries to feed birds knows they can be persistent thieves at the bird feeder.

Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, … Read more

Super Summer

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Student Minister Kevin Barnette (front, r.) and his wife, Taylor (front, second from l.), gather with First Baptist Church of Eupora youth at Super Summer. Student participants include Taylor South, Madison Hester, Clayton Mixon, Alana Hunter, Madeline Mixon, Parker Blaylock … Read more

Elected officials’ duties, responsibilities

One of the governor’s duties is signing bills into law.

Offices listed are only those that will be listed on ballots on the Aug. 4 Democratic and Republican primaries in Webster County.

• Constable: Constables shall keep and preserve the peace within their county, by aiding and assisting in executing … Read more

Lodge honors Booth

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Eupora Lodge #423 presented Brother Glenn Booth his 50-year certificate and 50-year pin for faithful service in the Masonic organization at its regular meeting July 13. Secretary Ted Wilson (second from l.) is presenting the certificate and pin … Read more