Monthly Archives: January 2013

Deadbeat dad sentenced to 5 years

From Press Reports A Eupora man has answered in court for his failure to support his child, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday. James Scott Jones, 42, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday for felony non-support of a child before…

Deadbeat dad sentenced to 5 years

From Press Reports A Eupora man has answered in court for his failure to support his child, Attorney General Jim Hood announced Friday. James Scott Jones, 42, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Friday for felony non-support of a child before…

Severe Weather Preparedness Week upcoming

From Press Reports Feb. 4-8 is Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week, according to information provided by Webster County 911 Center Director Jimmy McLemore and the 911 staff. Throughout the week, the National Weather Service will present educational material and conduct…

Severe Weather Preparedness Week upcoming

From Press Reports Feb. 4-8 is Mississippi Severe Weather Preparedness Week, according to information provided by Webster County 911 Center Director Jimmy McLemore and the 911 staff. Throughout the week, the National Weather Service will present educational material and conduct…

Pride of Eupora Christmas Concert is a success

By Amy Rollins The annual Christmas Concert benefiting, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was labeled a success despite band director Chad Hawkins’ illness. On Dec. 13, Hawkins notified Principal Laci Knight that he was ill and would not be able…

Pride of Eupora Christmas Concert is a success

By Amy Rollins The annual Christmas Concert benefiting, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was labeled a success despite band director Chad Hawkins’ illness. On Dec. 13, Hawkins notified Principal Laci Knight that he was ill and would not be able…

Courthouse was pride of county, Walthall

By Ruthie Robison The Webster Progress-Times Looking at the distraught faces surrounding the remains of the Webster County Courthouse covered in snow and ash, it was easy to see that the nearly 100-year-old building housed more than land records, deeds…

Fire guts courthouse

WALTHALL — An early-morning fire Jan. 17 gutted and destroyed most of the historic Webster County Courthouse. The Walthall Volunteer Fire Department, with the Eupora Volunteer Fire Department backing up, responded to an alert by a 911 dispatcher at 2:22…