Poor readers usually are poor students
People can legitimately argue whether flunking third-graders is the correct response when they can’t read anywhere near grade level.
Those who oppose Mississippi’s new “third-grade gate” law say that holding students back only increases … Read more
Rep. Joey Hood Receives “A” Grade on BIPEC Report Card
JACKSON, Miss.—Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their: votes affecting … Read more
From school reports
EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest … Read more
Dontavious Deloach, DOB 06-10-93, BM; SO7: failure to yield to blue lights, careless driving, no driver’s license, possession of beer, no insurance, improper equipment and felony warrant from Houston (released to Chickasaw 4 on May 14).… Read more
By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director
It is safe to set out transplants of basil in all parts of the state now. Basil is particularly sensitive to cold and will … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.
Try my table technique of learning advanced words that you want in your vocabulary. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: May 23, 1940
Young Man Faces Robbery Charges
The preliminary trial of a man, accused of robbery with firearms, was held in the mayor’s office here Monday with Justice Crowley … Read more
Tillie B. Bowman
May 11, 2015
Services for Tillie Bailey Bowman, 77, of Carthage were May 14, 2015, at Wilcox Funeral Home in Carthage with the Revs. Perry McCall and Dan Gilchrist officiating. Burial was in Carthage Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. … Read more
A big thank you
I would like to take a moment to thank some very special people who worked extremely hard to make the 125th birthday of Eupora’s incorporation a success.
Alderman Hugh Gibson deserves much of the thanks and … Read more
EHS Band events
The Eupora High School Band will present these upcoming events, with all proceeds benefiting the band:
• May 21 — Jazz Band concert at BLY Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. Admission is $5.… Read more