EPD investigates weekend stabbing

The Eupora Police Department is investigating a weekend stabbing that occurred at an apartment complex.

Police Chief Gregg Hunter said the incident occurred about 3:40 p.m. Saturday at Southwood Acres on Veterans Memorial Boulevard. He said a woman stabbed Isaac … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 28, 1938

‘Pre-eminent Desire’ Lands a Bass

It happened at Savannah Lake on Monday afternoon while Peyton Dunning and “Preacher” Guinn were fishing. Both good fishermen, they were not … Read more

McKibben speaker at prayer breakfast

By Terry Harpole

MABEN — You would have been tempted to stay if you had walked into the fellowship hall of Double-Springs Baptist Church the morning of July 21 and smelled the aroma.
This was the regular day for the … Read more

Get organized to reduce back-to-school stress

By Keri Collins Lewis

MSU Ag Communications

 

Kids are not the only people feeling stressed about going back to school.

As families count down the days of summer, the idea of returning to schedules packed with work, school and … Read more

Schools encourage students to drink water, not sodas

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Ag Communications

 

Mississippi schools are leading the national effort to reduce excessive sugar intake from beverages that can do students more harm than good, and parents can follow their example at home.

Becke Bounds, assistant … Read more

‘Mater Man’

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Robert Lee Yates, right, of Eupora shows off the enormous tomato plants in his garden on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Some of the plants are more than 7 feet high or taller. The plants have grown so tall … Read more