Category: News

Church holds ‘Blessing of the Backpacks’

From Staff Reports Operation Backpack at Eupora First United Methodist Church collected and blessed 68 backpacks and additional school supplies for children in Eupora, and blessed the backpacks of FUMC children. The “Blessing of the Backpacks” was part of the…

Architectural firm expands downtown

From Press & Staff Reports BSA Interiors had open house during the July 20 Downtown Block Party sponsored by the Eupora Merchants Association. Belinda Stewart Architects stated it has been growing and this expansion across the street at 54 N.…

Painting white lines on highways not for feeble-minded

By Roger Alford   A state road employee was given the task of painting the white line down the middle of the highway. On the first day, he painted six miles. The next day, three miles. The third day, less…

Arrests

July 24 Paige Philley, DOB 02-11-81, WF; Webster: trespassing, possession of meth and introduction of contraband in to a correctional facility. Kelsye Freshour, DOB 01-03-79, WM; MDO; hold for MDOC. Michael Langford, DOB 05-31-84, WM; SO4: simple domestic violence. Michael…

4-County warns of potential

  From Press Reports   Four-County Electric Power Association is urging its members to beware of a potential collections scam. Association officials are warning members to beware of anyone posing as a 4-County employee calling member homes and/or businesses to…

Church News

Crossway Church announces service time changes Crossway Church will begin having midweek services on Wednesday nights instead of Thursday nights beginning at 6 p.m. today. Nursery (0-4), children and youth (5-18) activities begin at 6 p.m. in the family life…

Educational Notes`

Ole Miss Honor Rolls includes local students The University of Mississippi has announced students named to the spring 2017 Honor Roll lists. Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74 will be listed on the Dean’s Honor Roll; those…

Follow ‘middle age’ maintenance tips for boats

By James L. Cummins   With people, middle age begins at around 40. With boats, it’s about the 10-year mark. This signals a time when age begins to show and more effort is needed to stay in shape. With a…

Monthly Sales Taxes Collections Released

From Staff Reports   Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect May sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5…

Rainwater explores ‘Saturn: The Ringed Giant!

From Press Reports   Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “Saturn: The Ringed Giant!” This presentation will be given at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 by Rainwater Observatory Director Edwin Faughn. The program is…