Produce preferences help truck crop market

By Robert Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension Service
News Writer

Favorable weather and a steady consumer appetite for local produce are keeping Mississippi’s truck crop industry strong.

The state now has more than 80 farmers markets, compared to 52 in 2010. … Read more

OCC Workshop

The Operation Christmas Child Committee at First Baptist Church of Eupora took a field trip to have lunch at Wendy Cook’s home while they worked on various projects that will go into shoeboxes in November. Attending the July workshop are … Read more

EFD promotes Murphy to captain

For the WPT

Firefighter Michael Murphy been promoted to support captain for the Eupora Fire Department.

He is a lifelong resident of Eupora, owner of Murphy Medical Supply and a 15-year veteran firefighter.


EFD Support Capt. Michael Murphy

“His experience, … Read more

EHS cheer team earns awards


EHS cheer team members (standing) Anna Bailey, Raiunna Brantley, Hannah Smith, Allie Whitaker, Katelyn Boatman, Wesleigh Cummings, Gracie Burton, Janna Hodges, Addison Mason, Raylin Cooper, Nadia Robinson, Hanna Higginbotham, Patience Bingham, (kneeling) Marlee Ray, Greer Blaylock and Chloe Vaughn



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ECOM celebrates youth at annual Bible Drill

By Daniel Brunty
The Webster Progress-Times

The women of the Eupora Community Outreach Ministry are continuing their mission of assisting the children in their community as the group sponsored its annual Bible Drill program at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church … Read more

1st Baptist VBS


First Baptist Church of Eupora held Cave Quest Vacation Bible School July 10-14 with over 120 children registered.

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Time marches on: violence, evil prevail

By Bro. J.B. Rowe

As I said earlier, time waits for no one; it passes you by. We need to use the times and opportunities we have wisely. Know all that we can in the fields that we choose and … Read more

Take precautions when transplanting during hot weather

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Couldn’t resist those bargain plants at the garden center or those free plants from a neighbor? You can transplant these or even move plants … Read more

50-Year Pin

Etty P. Brown (front, center), a member of Eupora Chapter No. 261 Order of the Eastern Star, has been recognized for 50 years of service. She was presented her 50-year certificate and pin from Evelyn Blackburn (second from l.), Worthy … Read more