From school reports
The Holmes Community College Bulldogs broke a three-game losing streak here Monday afternoon with an impressive 80-66 win over Baton Rouge Community College, who had defeated the Bulldogs earlier in the season.
With the win, the … Read more
Michael S. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; Eupora 3: contempt of court.
Terry F. Hurst, DOB 04-02-68, WM; SO3: domestic violence/simple assault.
Carol S. Chandler, DOB 02-02-47, WF; SO9: simple assault.
April Hurst, DOB 12-27-74, WF; SO9: domestic violence/simple … Read more
By Marica Bernstein
My library contains a lot of old books by Great Thinkers addressing life’s most profound questions. What does it mean to flourish as a human being? How can we believe in a benevolent God in the … Read more
By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library
On Jan. 8, children gathered for the first storytime in 2014.
Despite the frigid weather all arrived eager to hear Ms. Nicole read “ The Hat” by Jan Brett, a story about … Read more
By Dottie Dewberry
For the WPT
The Maben Public Library kicked off the year with the reading of “The Gingerbread Baby” and the creation of a gingerbread house complete with edible decorations and a stuffed gingerbread baby during Story … Read more
The world-famous Nelons of Dallas, Ga., will be in concert at First Baptist Church of Eupora at 6 p.m. Saturday. Their numerable awards and accolades include three Grammy nominations and six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. A love offering will … Read more
By Amanda McBride
Crossroads Baptist Church of Mathiston was destroyed after an early-morning fire on Jan. 7.
The church is located in northern Choctaw County at 580 Crossroads Church Road.
The Mathiston Fire Department responded to the … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your
On the “Vocabulary Can Be Fun” website I came upon a strategy of how to expand vocabulary. Divide your vocabulary into three groups. The first category has words you’re confident … Read more
Wenona Abel of Gore Springs was among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for making the President’s List for their academic work during the fall 2013 semester.
Those students completing 12 or more … Read more
Jan. 7, 2014
Services for Alma Barnett, 75, of Eupora were Jan. 9, 2013, at Cumberland Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald Barnett officiating. Burial was in Clarkson Cemetery.
She was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Bolivar County. … Read more