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Church News

West Eupora Church of God Enjoy a free movie, food and air conditioning at West Eupora Church of God at 6 p.m. today. Check its Facebook page for more information. New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in…

Correction

Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks is the daughter of Micheal and Brittney Weeks. Their names should have been included in the July 12 article “Local girl to compete in pageant.” Harper is competing in the Little Miss and…

Calendar of Events

Downtown Block Party The Eupora Merchants Association will sponsor a Downtown Block Party from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Bring the whole family downtown for a night of summer fun, including downtown shopping, sales, food trucks, pop-up vendors, inflatables and face painting.…

Arrests

July 11 Stephen Goodrich, DOB 09-30-75, WM; Montgomery 7: hold for Montgomery SO; also for warrants in Missouri and Michigan. July 13 Carlton Ashford, DOB 09-20-94, BM; MDOC/Talford: hold for Mississippi Department of Corrections. Britnie Cummings, DOB 12-25-95, WF; Choctaw…

Early history of Mathiston, Wood College to be published

From Press Reports   An early history of Mathiston, detailing the earliest days from the time of the Choctaw Indians through the 1950s is nearing completion. This book, “Mathiston Moments: An Early History of Our Mississippi Town,” researched and written…

4th of July Parade

Mathiston’s Spring Valley neighborhood celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade. This was the seventh annual Independence Day parade around the “Valley.” Deputy Blake Love of the Webster County Sheriff’s Department leads the parade in his patrol car. Adelyn…

Independence Day Gifts

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Ladies Auxiliary presented gifts to the residents of NMMC-Eupora’s Long-Term Care to celebrate Independence Day. Assembled are Ann Harrison, Maxine Nabors, Barbara Elkins, Dee Sailors, Donna Macon and Mary Dell Hubbard.

NMMC-Eupora gives sports safety tips

By Stephanie McCain NMMC-Eupora Participating in sports is one of the ways that children can benefit emotionally, socially and physically; however, injuries do occur and often times they are preventable. Parents and coaches can often prevent many of these injuries…

Lott competing in state DYW program

Bryce Callie Lott, 17, is the daughter of Dr. Trent and Karen Lott of Sebastopol; the granddaughter of the Rev. Dewitt and Jane Lott of Eupora, Jane Massey and the late James Homer Massey of Batesville; and the great-granddaughter of…

Control bagworms with proper spray timing

By Lisa Stewart Extension County Director Webster County What has covered and killed my knock-out roses? Bagworms are the most common insect pests of juniper, arborvitae, cedars and other needle-bearing evergreens. They also occasionally attack broadleaf trees and shrubs like…