Category: News

USDA lists county among disaster areas

On Sept. 23, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 37 counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas because of damages and losses caused by excessive rainfall, flash flooding and prolonged flooding that occurred from April 1-July 6.

Ryan Brown takes defensive honors as State beats Troy

From School Reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (4-2, 1-2 SEC) beat Troy (1-4) 45-17 in front of a crowd of 60,000 at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon. The victory secured win No. 50 at MSU for head coach Dan Mullen.…

Coalition to celebrate Red Ribbon Week

From Press Reports Red Ribbon Week, one of the most effective campaigns for preventing tobacco use among youth, takes place Oct. 23–31. This year’s Red Ribbon Week theme is “Respect Yourself. Be Drug Free.” The week is an opportunity for…

Calendar of Events-10/14/2015

‘Fall Pumpkin Planters’ workshop Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present a workshop on “Fall Pumpkin Planters” from 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dorman Hall Greenhouse on the campus on Mississippi State University in Starkville. Come join us and make your own succulent pumpkin centerpiece…

Don’t fear adopting change

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

Sheriff recognized for work removing litter

From Press & Staff Reports The Mississippi Department of Transportation and Keep Mississippi Beautiful have presented an Award of Excellence to Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell for his dedication and support of MDOT’s Inmate Litter Removal Program Partnership.

EPD Report – 10/14/15

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during September: Speeding, three; no driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license, two; expired tag, three; no proof of insurance, three; improper equipment, one; dog and animal control violation, two; petit larceny, six (Hill…

Obituary – Mrs. Doris Gary

Mrs. Doris Lanell Gary Eupora, MS Mrs. Doris Lanell Gary, 79, of Eupora, MS passed away on October 8, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Eupora, MS.

Obituary – Mrs. Ollie Britt

Mrs. Ollie Lee Britt, 92, of the Springhill community passed away Tuesday October 6, 2015 at NMMC in Eupora. She was born in Dancy, MS on February 20, 1923 to Joseph and Gertie Dalton.

Obituary – Mr. William Collum Sr

Eupora, Ms. Mr. William Lester “Billy” Collum Sr., 88, retired milk truck owner and transporter, died October 5, 2015 at his residence. Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Wednesday October 7, 2015 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in West…