Month: September 2012

Eupora bites Timberwolves, hosts Calhoun City

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Eagles hosted the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves in a Thursday night matchup at Wofford Field.

Both teams entered the contest undefeated.

The Eagles faced an offensively explosive Timberwolf team, led by standout quarterback … Read more

EPD reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during August:

speeding, 21; suspended driver’s license (includes one implied consent), six; no driver’s license (expired), two; no driver’s license, one; no proof of insurance, eight; seatbelt violation, one; child restraint violation, one; … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 16, 1937 Legion Lake To Be Opened Next Week

According to announcement this week by Frank L. Roberts, commander of the Webster County Post No. 45, the Legion Lake near Walthall will be opened by the … Read more

Rainwater offers ‘Solar System Encounters’

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free program for this season called “Impact: Solar System Encounters.”

This presentation will be given Sept. 14 starting at 7 p.m. by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater Observatory.

This unique and … Read more

Remembering Frank the Talking Horse

By Mike Brannon

Just so some of you will know, Frank the Talking Horse actually existed, and played a huge part of our lives during a time when life was slow and simple. Frank pulled my father’s wagon, he plowed … Read more

Presley updates ratepayers in Maben

By Terry Harpole For the WPT

MABEN — On a cloudy and rainy evening in Maben on Aug. 30, Brandon Presley, Northern District public service commissioner, held a rural community meeting at Maben First Baptist Church gymnasium.

A light rain … Read more

Officials discuss business prospect

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — Webster County supervisors and other officials discussed a business prospect during a meeting last week.

The agenda of the Board of Supervisors’ recessed meeting on Friday included “Wood College Expenditures.” Present for … Read more

EES launches health, fitness program

From School Reports

Students and teachers at Eupora Elementary School will officially kick off the Project Fit America program at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21. The PFA equipment and curriculum is funded through a grant from the Blue Cross & Blue … Read more

Board adopts new county budget

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

WALTHALL — No one voiced any opposition against the new Webster County budget that the Board of Supervisors adopted last week.

Supervisors adopted the 2012-13 budget immediately after a 20-minutes public hearing Friday morning … Read more

Chickens exchanged for WPT subscription

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times

On Aug. 15, Carol Sue Chandler of Eupora walked in The Webster Progress-Times’ office with a box containing two young chickens, a bag of feed, and food and water bowls.

Chandler had read the … Read more