Category: News

MSU falls just short against SEC rival LSU, 21-19

From school reports STARKVILLE — No. 14 LSU (1-0, 1-0 SEC) beat No. 25 Mississippi State (1-1, 0-1) 21-19 on Saturday night in Starkville to open the 2015 Southeastern Conference season. MSU’s senior quarterback Dak Prescott completed 34-of-52 passes for…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/16/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. I encourage you to visit the website titled Reader’s Digest: Word Power. This web page provides vocabulary-building words from its “Word Power” column, audio pronunciations and techniques to help you…

FBC Eupora to celebrate 125th Anniversary

By Gwen Sisson It is the stuff life is made of, and for 125 years, the friends and families of First Baptist Church of Eupora have celebrated weddings and funerals, baby dedications, anniversary and birthday celebrations. All of the special…

Aldermen adopt FY 2016 budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen adopted the new city budget during its Sept. 8 meeting. The budget for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016, was adopted with no discussion other than City Clerk…

Sow perennial flowers in the fall

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel Extension Horticulture Specialists Sow seeds of most perennial wildflowers, especially spring and early summer bloomers, in the fall from September through November. They are naturally adapted to and benefit from fall rains and cold…

Letter to editor – 09/16/15

Thanks from Lollar family Many thanks to everyone who joined us on our special event celebrating our 50th anniversary.

Editorial Roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta. But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also…

EPD report – 09/16/15

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during August: Speeding, 11; no driver’s license, two; suspended driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license-implied consent, one; expired tag, two; no proof of insurance, four; seatbelt violation, two; noise ordinance violation, one;

Slow start costs Holmes in 40-14 North Divison loss

From School Reports Costly mistakes early in the contest helped the Itawamba Community College Indians jump ahead of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs in the first quarter, and the Bulldogs then played from behind the remainder of the game and…