Time Capsules – 12/31/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

50 Years Ago: Dec. 31, 1964

Burglars Hit Local Company
Sometimes last Saturday night, burglars entered the Wonder Bread plant in Eupora by forcing open the back door.

The intruders drilled through concrete … Read more

911 Calls – 12/31/14

Dec. 22
8:04 a.m., intruder, Dunlap Street; Eupora PD responds.
10:36 a.m., medical, Greensboro Road; EMS, Tomnolen FD respond.
11:23 a.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS, Maben FD respond.
12:19 p.m., medical, North Sapa Road; EMS responds.
1:14 p.m., welfare check, … Read more

Calendar of Events- 12/31/14

Weight Watchers
The new session of Weight Watchers begins at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora on Jan. 8. The class meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the education classroom.

The Mississippi Department of Education offers employees a discount of 15 … Read more

Holmes releases President’s/Dean’s List

Academic and technical students at Holmes Community College with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President’s or Dean’s list.

To be eligible for such recognition a … Read more

Lady Eagles split two games in tournament at MSU

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School girls basketball split a pair of basketball games in the Travis Outlaw Dunk at the Hump played at Mississippi State University’s Humphrey Coliseum last week.

The Lady Eagles took a … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 12/31/14

‘The Interview’ hits theaters

Editorial by Jack Ryan

It was surprising to see the Sony Pictures movie studio, with a little prompting from President Obama and freedom-of-speech advocates, release “The Interview” online as well as in 300 theaters across the … Read more

Sturgis rally benefiting charity Palmer Home

From Press Reports

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally held in August selected Palmer Home for Children as its benefiting charity. Palmer Home received the donation check for $7,182.90 on Dec. 12.

“We try to keep our charities local and we try … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/31/14

Dec. 22
Kenneth Douglas, DOB 02—22-62, WM; A&A Bail Bonds: bond surrendered: grand larceny.

Dec. 25
Amber Robinson, DOB 02-01-88, WF; Eupora 4: warrant — failure to pay.… Read more

Letter to the Editor – 12/31/14

Liberty UMC extends thanks
The Liberty United Methodist Church family and I thank the Liberty family for their efforts and contributions on the proposed Life Center.… Read more

Time Capsules – 12/31/14

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

After reading and watching “The Life and Death of King John” by William Shakespeare, I formulated 25 questions. My students will be choosing a question to address in the public … Read more