Month: June 2013

City parks prepare for summer, winter sports

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress -Times


Baseball in the summer is a rich tradition here in Eupora, and most people remember watching games in the park when they were younger. Back then baseball was one of the only … Read more

Vet camp offers experience for students

By Kaitlyn Byrne

MSU Office of Ag Communications


Students interested in veterinary school had an opportunity to get an inside look at the profession during the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Camp.

During the three-day camp, … Read more

Woman killed in 2-car crash

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


An Ackerman woman was killed Saturday morning in a two-car accident on U.S. 82 in Webster County.

The wreck happened about 3 miles west of Mathiston around 7:20 a.m., according to Cpl. Criss … Read more

Maben resolves election issue

From Press Reports


State law requires cities to submit their certified election results to the secretary of state’s office within five days of the 2013 general election. The deadline for cities to submit their certified results to the office … Read more

911 calls

June 10

8:47 p.m., Hwy. 340; transferred to Chickasaw 911.

9:01 p.m., Davis Road; transferred to Clay 911.

10 p.m., medical, Church Street; EMS responds.

June 11

11:03 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace Parkway; NTP, EMS, WSO, Clarkson FD, Cumberland FD … Read more

GLC-Eupora celebrates Nursing Home Week

From Press Reports


“National Nursing Home Week is a special week for our Golden LivingCenters.

May 12-18 marked National Nursing Home Week, and the 2013 theme set by the American Health Care Association was ‘Team Care,’ stated Neil Kurtz, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Mister & Miss


The Mister & Miss Independence Beauty Pageant will be June 29 at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium.

The Eupora High School cheerleaders are sponsoring the pageant, which is open to girls 0-18 and boys 0-10.

Registration … Read more

Four new vendors at Farmers’ Market

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT


Saturday morning at the Maben Farmers’ Market saw an increase in the number of vendors and customers too. Four of the 11 vendors were new to the market.

David Vance from Houston is … Read more

Mitchell 1st alternate to Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen


From Press Reports


Macy Mitchell of Petal placed in the top five of the Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Pageant in Vicksburg on June 1.

Mitchell, the daughter of Michael and Leesa Mitchell, competed in the state pageant with the … Read more

Hood updates Lions


Rep. Joey Hood is welcomed by Lion David Ellison. Hood discussed current legislative events at the June 17 Eupora Lions Club meeting. The Lions meet at noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information on becoming … Read more