Category: News

Celebrating the 4th



Regions Bank celebrates the Fourth of July with cookies and lemonade for its customers. … Read more

Preparing for new organ pipes


First Baptist Church of Eupora is making room for new organ pipes in the church sanctuary, with the help of JNC Construction. … Read more

Loyal subscriber celebrates her 90th birthday

Clara Collum Keller

For the WPT

Clara Collum Keller of Alexandria, Va., celebrated her 90th birthday on April 16.

Raised in Eupora, her father was a Collum and her mother was a Dean. She moved to the Washington area when she was 19 … Read more

Loyalty Day


Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary held its annual Loyalty Day banquet May 1. … Read more

Maben Summer Reading Program concludes

The children make animal puppets.

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

A special thanks to Lynn McCafferty who did our program June 30 at the Maben Public Library. She is a field technical assistant/trainer for the Early Years Network, a program of the Mississippi … Read more

Local group runner-up in national competition

Long Time Coming members Christian, Embry and Logan Long displace their second-place award from the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

From Staff Reports

Long Time Coming of Eupora was the runner-up (second place) in the National Beta Club Convention’s special talent competition.

Brothers Christian, Embry and Logan Long comprise the group, … Read more

JOY Club learns about digital economy


From Church Reports

JOY:Gallardo07-08Robert Gallardo, leader of the Mississippi State University Extension Service Intelligent Community Institute, was guest speaker at First Baptist Church of Eupora’s JOY Club potluck lunch on June 30.

The institute conducts research and outreach on the … Read more

Copley graduates from MC Law School


From Press Reports

Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson has announced that Megan Copley of Mathiston graduated with a juris doctorate in May.

Copley, daughter of Billy and Susan Barnett of Mathiston, is a graduate of Mississippi State University.… Read more

Giving back


To honor and show respect to our law enforcement, Wise-Reed Funeral Home has presented each policeman in the city of Eupora with a $10,000 accidental insurance policy. Owner Willie Reed stated, … Read more

Farmers’ Market was ready for 4th

Harris had lots of fried pies and homemade jellies and jams.

By Jane Collins
Maben Farmers’ Market

The weather was great for a pleasant Friday morning visit to the Maben Farmers’ Market.

The cloud cover and a little breeze brought out the crowds to enjoy looking for just the right watermelon … Read more