News

FUMC ‘Lenten Lunch’ series upcoming

By the Rev. Ron McDougald
Eupora FUMC

First United Methodist Church in Eupora invites the community to join in our annual “Lenten Lunch” services, beginning at noon Feb. 17 in our fellowship hall.… Read more

Jail Docket – 02/10/16

Feb. 1
Michael Williams, DOB 08-07-75, WM; Webster 5: failure to register as a sex offender (hold for Shelby County, Tennessee).… Read more

Prune crape myrtles, other plants properly

Because You Asked

By Lisa Stewart, Extension County Director, Webster County

Can I prune my crape myrtles now?

According to Jeff Wilson, area horticulture specialist, we’ve all seen it happen, and some of us have even committed it. We try … Read more

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood

The Mississippi House of Representatives convened on January 5, 2016. Philip Gunn was re-elected Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives without opposition. During the month of January, the House addressed two (2) election contests that were … Read more

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect November sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.… Read more

Time Capsules – 02/10/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 6, 1941

Col. Hitt Called to U.S. Army
Arnold D. Hitt of Eupora, at present a member of the Mississippi State Highway Patrol, has received orders to report on … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 02/10/2016

How the polls get it wrong
John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie may not be out of it yet in the crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Despite the low showings in the public opinion polls for the … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

Obituaries – 02/10/2016

Donald J. Chandler Sr.
Jan. 15, 2016
Memorial services for Donald J. Chandler Sr., 61, of Eupora will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 13, 2016, at Montevista Baptist Church.… Read more