Crenshaw among fallen officers remembered

Cpl. Keith Crenshaw of Eupora was among fallen officers remembered at this year’s law enforcement memorial for Mississippi officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. Eupora Police Department representatives paying respects at the May 13 ceremony in Jackson are Officer Derek May, Cpl. Mitch Jackson, Chief Gregg Hunter, Administrative Assistant Milinda Norwood, Sgt. Donald Card and Cpl. Lawrence Caradine.

From Press and Staff Reports

The Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office hosted the fourth annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officers’ Candlelight Vigil on May 13 at the memorial wall across from the state … Read more

Delegates, clergy busy at UMC Conference

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
Last week was a busy week for the clergy and lay delegates of the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. The … Read more

911 calls

June 2

7:58 a.m., alarm, Oak Tree Lane; Eupora Fire Department responds.
12:56 p.m., alarm, … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is a noun for a slender, graceful woman or girl (this word is in the title of a Nathaniel Hawthorn story)? James Joyce in Ulysses uses a two-syllable word … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 15, 1939

Webster County Will Have Veterinarian

Dr. Victor Weisberg, a graduate veterinarian, is expected to locate in Webster County at Eupora within the next 10 days to do … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during May:

Speeding, 13; expired tag, two; no driver’s license, two ; … Read more


The Civic League of Mathiston sponsored the hot air balloon at Mathiston’s MayFest in the Park, not Wade John Deere as incorrectly stated in a June 4 photo cutline on Page 1.

The June 4 article “Local dance student wins … Read more

Calendar of events

Mathiston Public Library Summer Reading Program

The Mathiston Public Library is the place to be this month. The library, with assistance from the Civic League of Mathiston, is having… Read more