Monthly Archives: March 2013

Drug arrest made at checkpoint

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man arrested this weekend on a felony marijuana charge was already wanted for failing to appear in court on a previous drug indictment. Deputies Casey Henderson and Justin Brown made the arrest Saturday…

Basketball league seeks city support

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The Eupora Board of Aldermen is considering a request to support a proposed church basketball league for men ages 18 and up. Curtis Ford and Lamar Dumas, at the March 4 board meeting, said…

3 vying for mayor in city of Eupora

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Three candidates qualified to run for Eupora mayor in this year’s municipal elections. Mayor Tommy Lott is seeking a third term, running as a Republican, and previous mayoral candidate Lamar Dumas filed as a…

Fulgham wows club with floral designs

From Press Reports “A single rose can be my garden … a single friend, my world.” — Leo Buscaglia MABEN — The grand old historic home of the late Laura Thomas was the setting for the February meeting of the…

Calendar of Events

City testing storm sirens The city of Eupora is testing its severe weather sirens each Saturday at noon through the month of April. The duration of the tests will be about two-three minutes. The sirens will not be tested if…

Cotton speaker for MMM

By Terry Harpole MABEN — William Cotton was speaker at Maben Methodist Men’s breakfast meeting on Feb. 24, which included the ladies of the church. The meeting, at which the speaker was supposed to have been the Rev. Andy Parrish,…

Eupora baseball makes annual Florida trip

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times While Ponce de Leon may have gone to what would eventually become Florida in search of the fountain of youth, the young Eupora Eagles headed to the Sunshine State in search of something just…

Lady Eagles travel to Meridian for ‘Spring Fling”

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times Eupora head softball coach Kaley Harris knows her Lady Eagles will run into some stiff competition when they make their way to Meridian this weekend for the annual Clarkdale ‘Spring Fling’ fast-pitch event, but…

EHS powerlifting team members advance

From School Reports The Eupora High School powerlifting team, under the direction of Coach Chad White, competed in the regional powerlifting meet Feb. 9. The Eagles performed well at this competition, earning the title of Region 2-2A champions and advancing…

Lady Wolverines riding six-game winning streak

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-TImes After opening the season with a pair of losses, the East Webster fast- pitch softball team has righted its ship in a big way. Over a four-game stretch last week the 6-2 Lady Wolverines…