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Hodges attends conference

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The Alpha Omicron Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Hinds Community College’s Rankin Campus in Pearl attended the Mississippi/Louisiana Region Leadership Conference in Natchez on Sept. 6-7. Members include Janna Hodges of Eupora (right).






Fulgham - Clark

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Mr. and Mrs. Mike Clark of Noxapater announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth Clark, to Tristin Cole Fulgham, son of Scott Fulgham; Dencil and Sharon Bailey; Marlin and Connie Boyette all of Noxapater.

Erin is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Smith; Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Clark all of Noxapater.


World War II veteran and Choctaw native honored

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON CHOCTAW PLAINDEALER,

Most students of American history know the story of the Bataan Death March during World War II, in the Philippines, but have probably never heard of the Shoe Leather Express, a forced march by American and British POWs in the European theater that took place in 1945. The march began on February 6 and lasted for 86 days and covered 600 miles.




Pack Food Safety with tailgate party

By SUBMITTED BY: JULI HUGHES COUNTY COORDINATOR/EXTENSION AGENT III MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICE - CHOCTAW COUNTY 662-285-6337,

Now that football season is starting up across the country, tailgaters are firing up their grills and breaking out their hamburgers, hot dogs and polish sausages. But a lot of hungry fans could be headed for the emergency room if they don't take food safety precautions.


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Toddler dies after accidental drowning

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

A toddler who was found unresponsive in a family swimming pool in Eupora last week later died, according to local authorities.

The apparent accidental drowning on West Gould Avenue was reported to the 911 Center at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as 3-year-old Harli Grace Young.



Cause helps people enjoy outdoor adventures

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

Rob “Bobcat” Robinson is continuing his mission of bringing people together to enjoy outdoor adventures and sharing the importance of being an organ donor.

The Webster Countian is the founder of Forever Outdoors, a non-profit organization designed to promote organ donation awareness and help people who can’t enjoy the outdoors.


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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District



Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.








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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District











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