Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 24, 1938

Phillips’ Sale Draws Bug Crowds Shoppers

Eupora’s splendid new department store, the J.R. Phillips Co., inaugurated a “Colossal Winter Sale” last Friday and large crowds of shoppers … Read more

Eupora Eagles advance to North State semifinals

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Sometimes you don’t get quite what you expect and it still turns out good.

That’s exactly what happened for the Eupora High School Eagles last Friday night, as they rushed for 362 yards … Read more

Calendar of Events

Pictures with Santa

The Mathiston Civic League will host “Pictures with Santa” from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 23.

Pictures will be made at the Mathiston Public Library and the cost is $5 per printed picture. Also, children are asked to bring … Read more

Sales tax revenues down in most areas in the county

Eupora saw a 6 percent or $32,369 decrease in sales tax collections during September.

The city reported $32,369 in sales tax for September, up from the $34,566 for the same month in 2012. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more

Local advocates hosting lung cancer vigil on Nov. 24

From Press Reports

 

Residents of Webster County will host a vigil locally as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer and reduce the stigma associated with the disease.

On Nov. 24 Webster County will join … Read more

Winning MSU team includes local student

The winning timber bridge team included senior civil engineering major Patrick Kuykendall of Eupora (center).

From Press Reports

 

A Mississippi State student team holds top honors in a national design and construction challenge, thanks to the collaboration of two university colleges.

Senior civil engineering majors in the Bagley College of Engineering, with guidance from … Read more