News

Park director bound over

From Staff Reports

 

Eupora Park Director John Prather has been bound over to await grand jury action on felony charges.

County Prosecutor Jan Butler, on Sept. 18, entered a direct verdict in Webster County Justice Court binding him over … Read more

Empowered Women’s workshop upcoming in Eupora

From Press Reports

 

The Empowered Women’s Organization will host a workshop in the dining hall of the Soul City House Of God on Saturday, Sept. 28. The theme for that day is “Do you have what it takes?” (Don’t … Read more

Calendar of Events

Eupora Arts

Inc. meeting

Eupora Arts Inc. is excited about closing out its Mississippi Arts Commission grant, starting new programs and planning events for the upcoming year.

The organization wants to support the public’s ideas and bring new outreach opportunities … Read more

Jail Docket

Sept. 10

Anderson Carr, DOB 11-10-84, BM; Eupora 3: disturbing the peace.

Shamia Robinson, DOB 03-29-93, BM; E4: contempt of court.

Sept. 11

Kaneshia Mays, DOB 12-14-90, BF; SO3: brought back from being housed in Choctaw County.

Sept. 13

Robert … Read more

Church news

LUMC Women’s

Day Program

Liberty United Methodist Church located at 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive celebrated its annual Women’s Day Program on Sept. 15 at 3 p.m.

The Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor, pastor, was the speaker for the occasion. Her … Read more

Treloar addresses Starkville consolidation commission

By Alex Holloway

Starkville Daily News

 

STARKVILLE — The Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure met Sept. 5 and decided it best to keep Oktibbeha County’s children in Oktibbeha.

The seven-member commission met with representatives from school districts … Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 9

8:34 a.m., alarm, Edgewood Drive; Eupora PD responds.

11:02 a.m., medical, Worthy Drive; EMS, Bellefontaine FD responds.

2 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15; EMS responds.

2:38 p.m., medical, Hill Street; EMS, EPD respond.

5:12 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 404; Webster … Read more

Wounded warriors on hunting trip

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Four wounded veterans are enjoying a hunting trip in Kansas this week thanks to an organization co-founded by a Webster Countian.

Forever Outdoors is sponsoring the hunting excursion for brothers Clint Norwood of … Read more

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