Calendar of Events – 11/25/15

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil Webster County will host a “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil” at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Mathiston Public Library. The vigil is being hosted in partnership with the Lung Cancer…

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

By Ron Aldridge Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions. The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 percent.…

Prescott sets school record

From school reports FAYETTEVILLE —  In a wild back and forth affair, Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC) outlasted Arkansas (6-4, 4-3) to win 51-50 on the road Saturday night. A potential game-winning field goal attempt by Arkansas was blocked by…

Obituaries – 11/25/15

Joe Wayne Anderson Oct. 28, 2015 Services for Joe Wayne Anderson, 70. of Eupora were Oct. 31, 2015, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with the Revs. Ricky Holloway and Charles Lee White officiating. Burial was in Embry Cemetery.

Obituary – Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery

Mrs. Eloise Stewart Avery, 86, of the Springhill Community passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Vickers Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. Mrs. Avery was a retired longtime business woman in Eupora. She also worked for ten years at…