Category: News

Time Capsules – 06/10/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 13, 1940 Young Men Get War Training Monday morning, four Webster County young men left for Fort McClellan, AL, where for a month, they will receive intense military training…

EES honor roll

Eupora Elementary School Honor Roll Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks: A Honor Roll First Grade: Marie Anthony, Allison Avery, Dale Britt, Jackson Buss, Cole Cummings, Avery Dabbs, Logan Dean, Anna Doggett, Olivia…

Jail Docket – 06/10/15

June 1 Jeffery Patterson, DOB 11-25-75, BM; Webster 7: two child support warrants and possession of marijuana (DHS hold). Clarence Patterson, DOB 10-08-79, BM; Webster 7: possession of cocaine with intent to sell/distribute and four Oktibbeha County warrants (hold for…

Grant will benefit Eupora Airport

From Press & Staff Reports Eupora’ airport facility is among 35 in Mississippi that will benefit from more than $10 million in federal Airport Improvement Program grants. The grants were awarded Friday by the U.S. Department of Transportation, according to…

Calendar of Events – 06/10/15

EES kindergarten registration Eupora Elementary School kindergarten registration continues June 10 and 11 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Parents need to bring these items when registering their child: original birth certificate, original Social Security card, updated immunization record, three proofs of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/10/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. After hearing it hundreds of times since 1972, I recently heard it again on the radio and wondered “Hmm, what does that mean, ‘A Horse with No Name?’” Therefore, I…

EMCC Lions ranked No. 1

SCOOBA – Eyeing an unprecedented third consecutive NJCAA football championship, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College have received a No. 1 preseason ranking in the first junior college poll of the upcoming campaign produced by the Sporting News 2015…

Letters to the editor – 06/10/15

Greed is the main chemical of Big Pharma Have you written your favorite career politician lately? You really should; you will get a little education. I wrote both our senators protesting the way the government has granted the pharmaceutical industry…

Legals – 06/10/15

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Obituaries – 06/10/15

Fred Hansford June 4, 2015 Services for Fred Hansford, 70, of Eupora were June 6, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Dale Porter officiating. Burial was in Greensboro Cemetery. Mr. Hansford was a retired law enforcement officer with…