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,…

Collins receives special Lions Club award

By Shawn Nygard Immediate Past President Maben Lions Club Past Lions District Gov. Charlotte Dickson of Clarksdale visited the Maben Lions Club on July 26 and presented the Lions Club International’s highest award, the Melvin Jones Plaque, to Lion Rob Collins.…

Begin ‘going green’ with simple choices

By Dr. Beth Baker MSU Extension Service Assistant Extension Professor The “going green” movement is evidence that people and businesses are becoming increasingly concerned about the environment. The development of products that are energy efficient and eco-friendly also shows that people…

In honor of C.P. ‘Pete’ Fortner Jr.

By Tommy Gladney I had the privilege of working with and getting to know Pete Fortner Jr. while serving as mayor of the city of Eupora during the late 1980s. Pete is the most dedicated and caring public servant that…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary gets results, the third reason discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on the Litemind…

Flora watermelons at Maben Market

By Jane Collins Maben Farmers’ Market Henry Flora of Mathiston brought a truckload of red and yellow watermelons to the Maben Farmers’ Market last week. His helpers were two of his granddaughters, Emery and Peyton. They were joined for a…