More of mama’s childhood memories

By Viola Dew Brannon

We moved into a small town when I was 9 so I could attend school. My parents would not let me walk the seven miles from our farm to the nearest school.

It took me three … Read more

‘Lunch Brunch’ meets Thursday

Don’t forget the monthly “Lunch Bunch” meets at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at FUMC-Eupora.

Bring picnic-type food (sandwiches, potato salad) and we’ll have an indoor picnic in the fellowship hall. Anticipate a special guest for our program.

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/17/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

I recently read “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary,” published on “Litemind [sic]: Exploring Ways to Use our Minds Efficiently.” The website article pointed out that developing a vocabulary … Read more

911 Calls – 06/17/15

June 8
10:43 a.m., medical, Old Walthall Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
12:18 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; EMS, EFD, MHP respond.
8:15 p.m., disturbance, Azalea Drive; Eupora PD responds.
11:19 p.m., complaint, Calabrella Road; WSO responds.

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Tools make great Father’s Day gifts

By Gary R. Bachman
MSU Horticulturist
Coastal Research & Extension Center

Last month, I wrote about getting mom the perfect Mother’s Day rose. With Father’s Day just a couple of weeks away, it’s gift time again. I’ve always enjoyed getting … Read more

Obituaries – 06/17/15

Hughbert Collier
June 12, 2015
Services for Hughbert Collier, 87, of Ackerman were June 16, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial was in Wake Forest Cemetery near Sturgis.

He was born April 13, 1928, in Choctaw County to … Read more