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Books Bygone: The Miracle Vine

By Marica Bernstein

 

“Channing Cope is a farmer, farm radio commentator, speaker, and a newspaper columnist who writes about farming and rural life.”

So begins “About the Author” on the inside flap of the dust jacket for “Front Porch … Read more

Military notes – Tallent

Brandon S. Tallent

Army National Guard Pfc. Brandon S. Tallent has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, … Read more

City sales tax revenue up 7 percent

From Staff Reports

 

Eupora saw a 7 percent or $2,404 increase in sales tax collections during October.

The city reported $36,331 in sales tax for October, up from the $33,927 for the same month in 2012. Since the state … Read more

EWH students visits colleges

From School Reports

 

East Webster High juniors and seniors visited Ole Miss, East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi State University this fall.

While visiting the campus students received information regarding admission requirements, financial aid, scholarships and programs of study … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Eupora Boy Scout

citrus, apple sale

The Boy Scouts citrus and apples are available for pickup.

The remaining hours for pickup are 1-6 p.m. Dec. 19 and 20 at the Scout room on the back of the Community House next … Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 10

Matthew Brown, DOB 09-14-82, WM; Eupora 3: possession of meth within 1,500 feet of a school and Webster SO warrant for uttering forgery.

Eddie Wofford, DOB 09-27-83, BM; MDOC: probation violation.

Dec. 11

Michael Johnson, DOB 04-27-74, WM; … Read more

Holmes releases President’s, Dean’s lists

Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s List at Holmes Community College.

To be eligible for such recognition a … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 20

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sumter Central Tournament (Kemper County entered)

6 p.m. — Noxapater at Eupora

6 p.m. — Louisville at West Point

Men’s College Basketball

British Virgin Islands Tropical Shootout (USM vs. Coppin State)

Women’s College … Read more

911 Calls

Dec. 10

4:09 a.m., medical, MLK Jr. Drive; EMS responds.

9:46 a.m., dog complaint, South Dunn Street; Eupora PD responds.

12:23 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82 West; Webster SO, MHP responds.

7:23 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 9 South; MHP, Eupora FD, EMS … Read more