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Week set to honor National Wildlife Refuges

By James L. Cummins

This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of Oct. 12-18. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time to plan to go.

The National Wildlife … Read more

Take your best shot against the flu

From Press Reports

Eupora Medical Clinic wants area residents to beat the flu by getting a $25 flu shot.

Influenza is a viral infection that can lead to a much more serious illness, and the flu shot is recommended for … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 10/8/2014

Free trade bills hurt our nation

In his Oct. 1 letter (“Time to vent”, Gene Lyles of Stewart correctly stated that President Clinton is responsible for signing the bill creating the “Free Trade” bill – NAFTA — which hurt this … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/8/2014

Sept. 29
Shaquita Cooperwood, DOB 03-22-85, BF; Eupora 4: contempt of court.
Michael Bright, DOB 05-05-64-63, WM; SO1: simple assault and trespassing.

Sept. 30
Michael Boyd, DOB 05-03-57, BM; SO4: malicious mischief/vandalism and simple assault/domestic violence.
Carol Marlow, DOB 03-08-62, … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/8/2014

Gospel singing
Gore Springs Community Center will host a gospel music jubilee at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 featuring Boundless Love, Two for God, Little River and Dusty McKibben. Admission is $5.

Fox Reunion
The descendants of Henry and Sarah Harrell … Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/8/2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 9
Prep Softball
4:30 p.m. — Ethel at French Camp
5:30 p.m. — Noxapater at East Oktibbeha
6:30 p.m. — Calhoun City at Eupora
6:30 p.m. — East Webster at Winona
Prep Volleyball
5 p.m. — Starkville at … Read more

Man bound over on drug charge

From Staff Reports

A Mathiston man has been bound over from Eupora Municipal Court on a felony drug charge.

Jeremy Jones, charged with possession of methamphetamine, was bound over to await grand jury action in Webster County Circuit Court after … Read more

Corrections – 10/8/2014

The cutline for the Oct. 1“See You at the Pole” photos (Page 1) should have identified the top photo as being at Eupora High School and the bottom photo as being at East Webster High School.

Anna Willers of Maben … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/8/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the CD of Charles Ives’ ”Four Sonatas” performed by American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn and Ukranian-born pianist virtuoso Valentina Lisitsa. Hahn and Lisitsa describe Sonata No. 1 as … Read more