Time capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: April 13, 1939 Eupora Proud of New Phones At 9:15 Tuesday morning when the 1894 installed hand-crank type of telephone was supplanted by

Mississippi Counties to share $5.3 million

From press reports Nearly three dozen Mississippi counties will benefit from $5.3 million in Secure Rural Schools funding being released by the U.S. Forest Service, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The funding, authorized by the Secure Rural Schools…

Pink shoes, peach pies at Maben FBC

Pie maker Gail Gibson (back) joins Maben FBC hostess committee members Marjorie Tenhet, Debbie Shuffield, Lawanda McMullen, Ruth Carol Williams and Brenda O’Brian.

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT MABEN — The fellowship hall of First Baptist Church was the beautiful setting for a women’s ministry program, “Nourishing Your Soul,” on March 30. Ladies of the congregation gathered with other invited guests to…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary The first syllable in this word has the sound of the word that appears twice in First John 5:17. This three syllable word means a small amount of something. The…

Structure fire


Eupora and Walthall fire departments were dispatched to a structure fire located at 667 S. Dunn St. about 3:15 p.m. March 27. EFD crews quickly

Memorial dedication upcoming


DANIEL BRUNTY/STAFF This memorial to fallen Officer Keith Crenshaw will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, in front of the Eupora Police Department. The monument was