Snyder appointed to PERS board


From Press Reports

The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi board of trustees has welcomed a new gubernatorial appointee.

Eupora native Drew Snyder, deputy counsel for Gov. Phil Bryant, was sworn in Dec. 15 to fill the open four-year term … Read more

Mathiston celebrates Christmas with parade

The East Webster High Marching Band

By Betty Jeffcoats
President, Civic

League of Mathiston
The town of Mathiston had its annual Christmas parade on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. “Keeping Christ in Christmas” was the theme and the parade was sponsored by the Civic League of … Read more

JOY Club



Andy Cummings (Bottom left), son of JOY Club members the Rev. Doyle and Liz Cummings, performed a few… Read more


Adelyn Grace Parker

Adelyn Grace Parker
Mr. and Mrs. John Wesley Parker III are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Adelyn Grace Parker.… Read more

School holds PBS Awards Program

Second-grade PBS winners

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School had its first-semester Positive Behavior Systems Awards Program on Dec. 11.

Children earn Eagle Bucks throughout the year for good behavior, and classroom teachers draw for individual prizes with money donated by the PTO.… Read more

1st Reindeer Race great success

Art the Reindeer with some of the Kids Fun Run participants

By Craig Bjorgum

Despite the chilly morning on Nov. 15, 66 runners and walkers of all ages participated in the first Reindeer Race in Eupora.

As a kickoff to the Eupora Christmas Market, 40 runners and walkers took to the … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/24/14

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

Time Capsules – 12/24/14

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 28, 1939

Various Clubs Have Parties
On Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock members of the Junior League enjoyed a Christmas tree at the residence of their counselor, Miss Mildred … Read more

Sports Schedules – 12/24/14

Prep Basketball
TBA — Columbus Christian Holiday Tournament (East Webster entered)
Women’s College Basketball
6 p.m. — Southeastern Louisiana at Ole Miss
7 p.m. — Arkansas-Pine Bluff at … Read more