Pogue wants her customers to look ‘amazing’

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Mia Pogue of Amazing Grace in downtown Eupora said what she loves most about her job has nothing to do with clothes and accessories.

“I love the interaction with all of my customers and especially conversating and meeting new people daily,” Pogue said. “I have always wanted my own store, filled with the latest fashion and help others feel amazing!” Continue reading

Dream becomes rock solid business for Wanda Thomas

Wanda Thomas, Stone Station OwnerOverall, Wanda Thomas said she feels The Old Stone Station has been a success, but it is still growing and evolving.

“It’s still in the building process, however, in both merchandise and in building my customer base,” Thomas said. “I still get a kick out of the expression on people’s faces when they enter the store for the first time and say, ‘I had no idea you had all this!’ Once they visit the store, they usually come back as a regular customer. I try to have something for everyone, thus, my store’s motto is ‘everything you love.’” Continue reading

Eupora’s Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 31

Trunk or TreatIt’s an occasion where chocolate makes everything better.

The sixth Annual Community Trunk-or-Treat event is set for 6-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Eupora. Trunks full of candy will be lined up along the “high side” of downtown Eupora for children to trick or treat in a safe, family friendly environment. The event will be held in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church of Eupora in the event of rain.

Members from each church as well as several businesses, churches and organizations throughout the community will have their vehicles decorated for a “family-friendly” Halloween event. First United Methodist Church of Eupora and Eupora’s First Baptist Church will provide hot dogs and sodas for children attending. Major sponsors for the event include North Mississippi Medical Center, Bank of Kilmichael, Sonic Drive In, Golden Living Center and the City of Eupora. Continue reading

Evangelist from India shares the ministry of Gospel Friends

2014-10-09 12.41.31Rev. Ron McDougald said Ghuna Kumar is the “most bold and yet caring Christian” he has ever met “in terms of sharing the gospel and living it out.”

“Several years ago, I watched as he witnessed to a young waitress in an empty restaurant because he observed her nose piercing and used that as a way to open the door to talk about slavery in India and whose slave she might be,” McDougald said. “He led her to Christ that very night!” Continue reading

Honoring the ministry of the Harper family at First UMC Eupora

cropped_7L2A0458First United Methodist Church of Eupora will celebrate the ministry of Rev. Trey Harper and his family on his final Sunday to worship as the pastor of the church.

The church will be hosting a farewell reception for the Harper Family on Sunday, June 15 from 4-6 p.m. in the church Fellowship Hall to give church members and the community an opportunity to say goodbye to the Harpers. The community is invited to come and offer its thanks and prayers for a happy transition to Forest. A “love offering” will be taken for those wishing to express their appreciation.

Rev. Harper has been re-appointed to First UMC of Forest and will begin preaching there June 22. Continue reading