Category: News

Education Notes

HCC District Dog Lunch in Eupora The Holmes Alumni Association is having District Dog Lunches in the nine counties supporting Holmes Community College. The lunches have been organized to help alumni network and socialize with other alumni in the area.…

Mathiston mayor, board sworn in

For the Progress-Times   Justice Court Judge Jerry Jones swore in the town of Mathiston’s mayor and Board of Aldermen for the next four years on July 6. “We are optimistic about the next four years and we are excited…

Federal suit filed against Epps, GTL

From Press Reports   A class action lawsuit was filed in federal court in Jackson on July 13 on behalf of thousands of individuals incarcerated in Mississippi jails and their families and friends against Global Tel Link Corp., a Virginia-based…

Church News

West Eupora Church of God Enjoy a free movie, food and air conditioning at West Eupora Church of God at 6 p.m. today. Check its Facebook page for more information. New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in…

Correction

Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks is the daughter of Micheal and Brittney Weeks. Their names should have been included in the July 12 article “Local girl to compete in pageant.” Harper is competing in the Little Miss and…

Calendar of Events

Downtown Block Party The Eupora Merchants Association will sponsor a Downtown Block Party from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Bring the whole family downtown for a night of summer fun, including downtown shopping, sales, food trucks, pop-up vendors, inflatables and face painting.…

Arrests

July 11 Stephen Goodrich, DOB 09-30-75, WM; Montgomery 7: hold for Montgomery SO; also for warrants in Missouri and Michigan. July 13 Carlton Ashford, DOB 09-20-94, BM; MDOC/Talford: hold for Mississippi Department of Corrections. Britnie Cummings, DOB 12-25-95, WF; Choctaw…

Early history of Mathiston, Wood College to be published

From Press Reports   An early history of Mathiston, detailing the earliest days from the time of the Choctaw Indians through the 1950s is nearing completion. This book, “Mathiston Moments: An Early History of Our Mississippi Town,” researched and written…

4th of July Parade

Mathiston’s Spring Valley neighborhood celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade. This was the seventh annual Independence Day parade around the “Valley.” Deputy Blake Love of the Webster County Sheriff’s Department leads the parade in his patrol car. Adelyn…

Independence Day Gifts

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Ladies Auxiliary presented gifts to the residents of NMMC-Eupora’s Long-Term Care to celebrate Independence Day. Assembled are Ann Harrison, Maxine Nabors, Barbara Elkins, Dee Sailors, Donna Macon and Mary Dell Hubbard.