Child has giving heart for OCC ministry

By Gwen Sisson Not only does Mary Purtee want to do all her shopping for “the boys and girls,” she wants them to have some of her favorite toys, as well. The 3-year-old is an inspiration as First United Methodist…

Former Mathiston town marshal charged

Accused of embezzlement by public official From Press and Staff Reports The former Mathiston town marshal was arrested Friday on charges of five counts of felony embezzlement by a public official, Attorney General Jim Hood announced. Shane Box, 38, was arrested by…

Lake levee work

Brant Avent of B&B Dirt Service clears land at the Whites Creek Lake dam for the city of Eupora. His clearing and leveling work on May 13 is a continuation of capital improvements that will allow the city to bush-hog…

Park director updates Rotary Club

From Club Reports Park Director Rusty Bowen informed the Eupora Rotary Club about city park improvements at its May 3 meeting. Bowen, who became park director in February, said children’s participation in city-league baseball and softball has increased 40-50 percent.…