Aubrey Cain Young inducted into academic honor society

University of Mississippi sophomore Aubrey Cain Young of Eupora has earned membership in Phi Eta Sigma national honor society based on her academic performance as a freshman.

Requirements include a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 at the end … Read more

Sports schedules


Women’s College Basketball

9:30 p.m. — Ole Miss vs. West Virginia in Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu

SAT, NOV. 16

Prep Basketball

Lady Tiger Shootout at Ethel (11 a.m. — Durant vs. Choctaw County, 12:30 p.m. — … Read more

Trace hailed among most scenic byways

From Press & Staff Reports


The November EXTRA issue of Country — the magazine for readers who love the land and life of the countryside — offers an unforgettable road trip this fall with a special 32-page section titled … Read more

Pumpkin power at story hour

Alisha Tenhet, Avery Hazzard, Parker Tenhet and Ms. Mary admire their jack-o’-lantern.

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


The Oct. 25 story at the Maben Public Library story hour was about planting seeds and growing pumpkins. The book was “The Pumpkin Patch Parable.”

Pumpkins are planted in the summer and then … Read more

Embry coaches Lady Rockets to 2nd slow-pitch crown

Trae Embry

By Steve Swogetinsky

Sports Editor

The Neshoba Democrat


The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets swept Wayne County and repeated as state champions, capturing the Class 5A-6A slow-pitch softball title Oct. 26 at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

The Lady Rockets … Read more

Flag Football champs


The Eupora Eagles won the 2013 Sweet Potato Bowl with an undefeated season on Oct. 29 and are the 2013 Mississippi Little League Activities Association 6-7 year-old flag football champions. The team was undefeated with seven wins and no losses. … Read more

Sanctuary dedication a ‘wonderful experience’

The FBC Eupora church sanctuary during the sanctuary dedication ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 13.

By Gwen Sisson

FBC Eupora


For five months, the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Eupora has been a construction zone.

The sanctuary “facelift” has freshened up the historic sanctuary, while providing better acoustics, air conditioning and more stage … Read more

World Harvest attends Mission Mississippi celebration

Fellowship of Christian Athletes students during the Presentation of the Cross

From Church Reports


On Sunday, Oct. 27, World Harvest’s congregation traveled to Jackson to participate in the 20th anniversary of Mission Mississippi, Glowing for Christ.

Follow the Cross covered 2,489 miles in Mississippi. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes carried … Read more

Maben Lions Club welcomes new members

Nygard, Lightsey, Norwood and Carder with Maben Lion Rob Collins, sponsor of the two new members

By the Maben Lions Club


Shawn Nygard, president of the Maben Lions Club, welcomed a special guest, District Gov. Jerry Lightsey of Batesville, who came Oct. 22 to induct two new members to the club.

Rob Collins sponsored Ken … Read more

Johnson bound over in Grenada robbery


By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


The lone surviving robbery suspect who was in a fleeing car that struck and killed Eupora policeman Keith Crenshaw last month now awaits possible indictment on a Grenada armed robbery charge.

Brandon Johnson, … Read more