2011 tornado mirrors that of 1906

By Lavelle McAlpin

For the WPT

 

“What’s past is prologue.” ~ William Shakespeare

 

The following story is not new to us: a series of storms interspersed with tornadic activity ripped through the Mississippi night and rained destruction upon … Read more

Education notes

Locals among

MSU graduates

Mississippi State University has announced graduates from Webster County for the 2013 spring term. They are:

• Eupora: Sarah Alldread, College of Education, bachelor of science; Keri Canterbury, Bagley College of Engineering, BS; 
Erika Cooksey, College … Read more

Obituaries

Pauline Earnest

June 5, 2013

A memorial service for Pauline Earnest, 90 of Eupora, will be at 2 p.m. June 30, 2013, at Hebron Baptist Church in Eupora. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The daughter of the late … Read more

Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion

The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

A song I played quite often on my radio show was “Ah Leah” by Donnie Iris. I recently did a search for that 1981 hit and came upon a live … Read more

Lowe addresses Maben Methodist Men

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The Rev. Franklin Lowe was guest speaker for the men’s breakfast meeting June 23 at Maben Methodist Church.

He spoke after President Heath Ivy gave a short report about his attending the Mississippi … Read more