Category: News

2 charged in rash of burglaries

From Press & Staff Reports A par of arrests made Thursday ended a two-week rash of thefts in the county, authorities said. The thefts occurred at Hebron Baptist Church on Hebron Church Road, a residence on Clarkson Road and homes…

Band camps

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Eupora and East Webster high schools conducted band camps the past two weeks. At Eupora High below), where these band members were practicing Thursday, camp for percussion and rookies was the first week while full band camp was…

Presley plans ‘Town Hall’ meeting

From Press Reports Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a “Town Hall” meeting in Eupora on Aug. 13.

Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc.

CHARLOTTE NEWMAN/STAFF Mary Hendrix and Gwenn Rico are the proud owners of Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc. of Eupora, which held a ribbon cutting and open house on July 31.

Local teacher attends MDAH workshop

From Press Reports Seventeen teachers from 11 counties across the state attended the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s inaugural Summer Teachers School in June. They included Lavelle McAlpin, social studies teacher at East Webster High School. The weeklong workshop…

Calendar of Events – 08/05/15

Gospel singing Heavenly Journey, Southern Image, the Cuomo Sisters and Joyful Noise Quartet will perform at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Gore Springs Community Center. Admission is $5. Downtown Eupora’s ‘Bike’ Rally The Eupora Merchants Association will sponsor Downtown…

Former Holmes star takes hitting honor

From special reports The NJCAA presented former Holmes baseball player Chad McNeil with a wooden bat signifying his 2015 NJCAA Baseball Marucci Elite Hitter Award.

Editorial Roundup – 08/05/15

EPA plan unites political foes By Charlie Dunagin Editor McComb Enterprise Journal It’s not very often you see the  only Democrat in Mississippi’s congressional delegation aligned with the congressional Republicans and Gov. Phil Bryant in condemning a directive from the…

Jail Docket – 08/05/15

July 27 Leland C. Timms, DOB 06-04-75, WM; Webster 11: failure to appear. Darrell W. Ballentine, DOB 09-30-80, WM; Webster 1: felony malicious mischief.

Church news – 08/05/15

Crossway COGOP youth revival Crossway Church of God of Prophecy will have a youth revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 7. Bro. Matt Mitchell from Union Grove COGOP in Tupelo will be the guest speaker. All area youth ages 11-college and…