Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/1/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The Process of Communication is a book written in 1960 by David K. Berlo, who modified Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver’s 1949 model of communication which depicted human communication as … Read more

911 Calls – 10/1/2014

Sept. 22
9:07 a.m., medical, Hwy. 403; EMS, Mathiston FD, Webster SO, MHP respond.
5:04 p.m., medical, Ray Road; EMS, Mathiston FD, WSO respond.
5:21 p.m., theft report, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; WSO responds.… Read more

The great prize is salvation

From Liberty UMC

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

The United Methodist Church believes in continuing education. The Mississippi Conference offered a Clergy, Laity leadership seminar on Sept. … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/1/2014

75 Years Ago:
Oct. 5, 1939
Captured Bold Thief in Daylight Robbery

With a stick of stove wood as his only weapon, Louie Ross, young Eupora businessman, captured a burglar prowling in the residence of a neighbor about 8 Friday … Read more

Clarke graduates from Hinds

Dean Clarke of Maben was among 2,257 students who graduated in May from Hinds Community College.

As Mississippi’s largest community college, Hinds Community College is a … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/1/2014

Sept. 23
Daniel Roush, DOB 01-22-79, WM; Eupora PD for Starkville PD: violation of probation.
Thomas Narmour, DOB 09-15-70, WM; Mathiston 2: possession of marijuana.

Sept. 24… Read more

Letters to the Editor – 10/1/2014

Love explains resignation as city fire chief
As many of you read in the paper Sept. 10, I am resigning as Eupora fire chief.

I and my family have been asked by a lot of people over the last week … Read more

Scam artists keep lines busy across the state  

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

Every so often I get a call, usually from an elderly female reader, upset about the latest telephone scam to cross her path.

The caller often suggests that we do a story about it to … Read more

Eupora city sales tax collections dip

From Staff Reports

Eupora had a decrease in sales tax collections in July, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.

The $35,360 the city collected in July was down $865 from the $36,225 reported for the same month a year … Read more

Calendar of Events 10/1/2014

Retired teachers
Retired teachers will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Mathiston Public Library.

Maury Shurlds will bring the devotional and Parvin South will be in charge of the program. Door prizes will be given. Make plans to … Read more