Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
July 31, 1941

Sills Sawed in 1869

The Eupora store on Dunn Street near the corner of Fox Avenue owned by Mrs. W.W. Naron is undergoing extensive repairs and improvements.… Read more

Lion officers


The Lions Club of Eupora is celebrating its 50th year. The 2016-17 officers are Treasurer Harold Whitaker, Secretary Hays Burchfield, President Earl Johnson, Lion Tamer and Tail Twister Jimmy McCain, Second Vice President Rebecca Ellison, and First Vice President Ron

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50 years’ perfect attendance


President Earl Johnson congratulates Jimmy McCain on 50 years of perfect attendance at meetings of the Lions Club of Eupora. McCain is a founder of the club, which began in 1966. He is the only founder to have achieved perfect

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CNB promotes Eupora native

From Press Reports

Citizens National Bank’s chief executive officer, Archie McDonnell, has announced that Eupora native Jeffrey D. Smith has been named regional president for its north Mississippi region and will be relocating to Columbus.

With 31 years of banking … Read more

Former Wood College property on market

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The historic Wood College campus in Mathiston and some of the surrounding land are on the market.

The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District, which has owned the property for five years, has listed … Read more