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Mega Bingo

MegaBingo06-24

Eupora First United Methodist Church’s UMW recently visited the North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care and played Mega Bingo with the residents. The residents were delighted with the prizes … Read more

4-County members convene for meeting

Kaleb Brown, 7, of Mathiston takes a ride in a replica 4-County EPA bucket at the cooperative’s annual membership meeting. Joining him are 4-County’s Kyle Elam and Chris Benson.

From Press Reports

Members of 4-County Electric Power Association elected three directors, attended a health fair, listened to educational presentations, and learned about a variety of programs and initiatives at the association’s annual membership meeting June 4 at East Mississippi … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/24/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary opens your mind, the second of three reasons discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary” published … Read more

Exercise can provide stress relief

From NMMC-Eupora

We all have stress in our lives, and a regular exercise program can help you manage your stress levels. High stress levels can be detrimental to our mental and physical well-being.

Stretching is a great way to feel … Read more

Letters to the editor – 06/24/15

Holy carp!

I thought it was a catchy title! Yes, this has to do with carp.

Years ago, the city of Eupora, actually through private donations, stocked Whites Creek Lake with irradiated grass carp to control the growth of bottom … Read more

Banks: Tampa Bay defense looks to be better

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Former East Webster High School standout Johnthan Banks, says his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to put an improved defense on the field when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 13 with the … Read more

East Webster set to host nine basketball games Monday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

A summer basketball season of getting to know his new teams is beginning to wind down for first-year East Webster High School head basketball coach Michael Seger.

He says overall he has seen improvement … Read more

911 Calls – 06/24/15

June 15
12:37 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15, Mantee; EMS responds.
5:13 p.m., MVA, SuperValu parking lot; Eupora PD responds.
7:15 p.m., medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, EFD respond.
8:37 p.m., fight, East Peach Tree Street; Mathiston PD responds.
9:55 p.m., fight, … Read more

Time Capsules – 06/24/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 27, 1940

Block Formed for Drilling
Involving fifty landowners of a block including approximately 8,000 acres located near Union School House north of Stewart, a movement is well underway … Read more

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect April sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $34,755, which is up 4.5 percent from the same month … Read more