911 Calls – 07/22/15

July 13
9:38 a.m., car hit dog, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
12:38 p.m., medical, Sibley Road; Emergency Medical Services, Eupora Fire Department respond.
12:58 p.m., alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds.
2:36 p.m., … Read more

Diabetes scams fool with quack cures 


From Press Reports 

Watch out for an email scam promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. These messages claim that the products are endorsed by official organizations and offer amazing results, but it’s all a con, according to … Read more

Sales tax collections reported for area

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect May sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $35,889, which is down about 14 percent from the same … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This week in my public speaking classes my students and I are presenting persuasive speeches. I try to drill in my students that Aristotle taught that no persuasion will take … Read more

Ole Miss hoops announced non-conference schedule

From school reports

OXFORD — Ole Miss Basketball announced a challenging non-conference schedule Friday, highlighted by eight road or neutral-site games including possible matchups against 2015 NCAA Tournament teams Oklahoma State and Virginia in the Gildan Charleston Classic and road … Read more

The GOP’s best Trump strategy

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Enterprise McComb Journal

It has become evident that billionaire Donald Trump doesn’t have an off switch. He is the moth drawn irresistibly to the blue insect zapper of cameras. He’s become infused with too much … Read more