Editorial round up

Will optimism prevail in election? It is typical in most presidential elections that the party in power paints a positive view of the state of the country, while the challenger is negative. One notable exception to this rule was the…

Letters to the editor

Book donations I wanted to publicize a recent donation made to the Eupora library: my favorite, “The Death of Innocence,” about the murder of a black boy who was accused of whistling at a white woman. Also, a great inspiration,…

Calendar of Events

Congressman Kelly to visit Eupora Congressman Trent Kelly will visit Webster County on Aug. 4. All activities will be in the Eupora Depot conference room. Following is his itinerary: 4-4:40 p.m. – Refreshments served and personal time with Kelly. 4:40-5…

Local farmer #RootedinAg contest finalist

From Press & Staff Reports Syngenta has announced the five finalists in its #RootedinAg contest, including William “Billy” Tabb of Eupora. The finalists, who will each receive a mini touch-screen tablet and leather case, are now competing for the grand…

911 Calls

July 25 9 a.m., property dispute, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds. 10:26 a.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 10:30 a.m., medical, Gifford Street; EMS responds. 5;24 p.m., MVA, Clarkson Road; Webster SO responds. 8:27 p.m., disorderly conduct,…