Monthly Archives: 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

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