CCS honors Eupora’s Land for service

By Alex Onken Starkville Daily News STARKVILLE — The Community Counseling Services board took a few minutes May 24 to honor Kelly Land of Eupora, a board member from 1984-92. “His eight years were really eight full years,” Velma Jenkins, president…

Downing to perform at FBC Eupora

From Press Reports More than likely you’ve seen Ann Downing as a regular on the popular Gaither Homecoming Video series. However the majority of her time is spent maintaining a full schedule of church concerts and speaking engagements each weekend…

News Briefs

Bellefontaine boil- water alert lifted A line break last week resulted in a self-imposed boil-water alert, since lifted, for residents in parts of Bellefontaine. Eupora Mayor Dan Burchfield said the water line break occurred in the Bellefontaine area on June…

New grand jury issues report

From Staff Reports The new grand jury empaneled last week during the June term of Webster County Circuit Court has submitted a report of its investigation. Grand jurors were empaneled June 20 at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman and…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan – Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. The works of American essayist and novelist Susan Sontag (1933-2004) strongly influenced experimental art during my childhood. According to Eugene Garber’s article in the World Book Encyclopedia, Sontag is…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 26, 1941 Hail Storms Wreak Havoc Two punishing hail storms visited two widely separated areas in Webster County late Monday afternoon and early evening and caused considerable damage to…