Margie Ellington Turning 100

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Margie Ellington, formerly of the Sapa community, will be celebrating her 100th birthday around Thanksgiving. She is now living in a nursing home in Oxford. Former neighbor Etta Reed of Sapa says she would love for her to come home … Read more

‘Pride of Eupora’ places 2nd

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From Press Reports

 

The “Pride of Eupora” Marching Band traveled to the campus of Pearl High School in Pearl on Nov. 2 to compete in the Mississippi Bandmasters Association/Mississippi High School Activities Association Championship Marching Competition for Class 2A.… Read more

Quinn being presented as debutante

Sonmondra Quinn

From Press Reports

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (Rho Nu Zeta Chapter) will host its 14th Annual Debutante Scholarship Pageant this Saturday at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The program will begin at 7 p.m. This year’s … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Next year will mark 80 years since the Blackwood Brothers Quartet formed in Choctaw County, not far from where I live. Throughout my life I have enjoyed listening to recordings … Read more

Hospital Friends join with club in puppet project

From Press Reports

 

No trick — only treats this October.

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club members and “Friends of the Hospital” met six times in the home of Frances Hyde during October to make hand puppets and stuffed … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 17, 1938

Shady Grove News:

Mr. and Mrs. Wood Waits and children were Saturday night guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Peeples.

Mrs. John Crocker has been … Read more