Large crowd attends FunTober Autumn Festival

All the entrants on stage before the judging of the children’s costume contest

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

A large crowd came out to the Mathiston Park for the first-ever FunTober Autumn Festival on Oct. 26.

That Saturday started as a rather cool morning. The festivities began at 8 a.m. and … Read more

Award-winning author visits Eupora with new book

From Press Reports

 

Brandon resident and Mississippi State University graduate John M. Floyd will sign copies of his latest mystery/suspense short story collection, “Deception” (Dogwood Press, 2013), at the Webster County Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:30 … Read more

Church News

Maben Church

of God

Maben Church of God will be selling barbecue plates from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9.

Plates are $7 each and will consist of barbecue, slaw, baked beans, bun and tea. … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

One of the things I teach in the interpersonal communication class is that words, for the most part, have only an arbitrary connection to their meanings.

For example, the word … Read more

EES Honor Rolls

Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for Term 1:

A Honor Roll

Kameron Wade Berryhill, Hannah Grace Carson, Annelise Mae Davis, Ashley Breann Fuller, Khayman Alexzandria Kemp, Kaylob Caine Landry, Katrelya K. Pratt, Jimmie Wayne Williamson, William Daniel … Read more

Obituaries

Laverne B. Huffman

Oct. 31, 2013

Graveside services for Laverne B. Huffman, 74, of Eupora were Nov. 3, 2013, at Edgeworth Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Wills officiating.

She was born Feb. 12, 1939, to the late James F. and … Read more