Category: News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/24/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary opens your mind, the second of three reasons discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary” published…

Exercise can provide stress relief

From NMMC-Eupora We all have stress in our lives, and a regular exercise program can help you manage your stress levels. High stress levels can be detrimental to our mental and physical well-being. Stretching is a great way to feel…

Letters to the editor – 06/24/15

Holy carp! I thought it was a catchy title! Yes, this has to do with carp. Years ago, the city of Eupora, actually through private donations, stocked Whites Creek Lake with irradiated grass carp to control the growth of bottom…

Banks: Tampa Bay defense looks to be better

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Former East Webster High School standout Johnthan Banks, says his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to put an improved defense on the field when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 13 with the…

East Webster set to host nine basketball games Monday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times A summer basketball season of getting to know his new teams is beginning to wind down for first-year East Webster High School head basketball coach Michael Seger. He says overall he has seen improvement…

911 Calls – 06/24/15

June 15 12:37 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15, Mantee; EMS responds. 5:13 p.m., MVA, SuperValu parking lot; Eupora PD responds. 7:15 p.m., medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, EFD respond. 8:37 p.m., fight, East Peach Tree Street; Mathiston PD responds. 9:55 p.m., fight,…

Time Capsules – 06/24/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 27, 1940 Block Formed for Drilling Involving fifty landowners of a block including approximately 8,000 acres located near Union School House north of Stewart, a movement is well underway…

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect April sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities. The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $34,755, which is up 4.5 percent from the same month…

Calendar of Events – 06/24/15

Oswalt reunion A reunion for descendants and friends of Simeon Calvin “Sim” and Gertrude Hubbard Oswalt will be Saturday at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora. If any questions, call Jim Oswalt at 263-6038. Jenkins reunion The annual…

Education notes – 06/24/15

Local students among MSU grads Mississippi State University spring commencement exercises were May 8 and 9 at Humphrey Coliseum The May 8 ceremony involved the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its School of Human Sciences; Bagley College of…