Month: August 2013

Sports Schedule


Prep Football

TBA — Choctaw Central at Noxapater in jamboree

6 p.m. — Meet the Eagles at Eupora

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Enterprise in Newton County Jamboree

7 p.m. — Leake Central at Eupora in … Read more

Board approves student transfers

From Staff Reports


The Webster County School Board approved transfer requests for five students on Aug. 5.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented student transfer requests from Madison Reed, Colton Reed and Houston Davis, which were tabled at the … Read more

EPD Report

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

Speeding, 11; suspended driver’s license, one, suspended driver’s license (implied consent), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, three; DUI-1st offense (0.14 percent BAC), one; seatbelt violation, one;

improper equipment, one; improper … Read more

Supervisors, school officials discuss shortfall

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


Supervisors and local school leaders met Friday to discuss possible ways to eliminate future revenue shortfalls in the Webster County School District.

The county school system has reported a projected shortfall of $165,629 … Read more

Brown Turkey fig tree sight to behold

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT


Recently, I was at an afternoon gala where I had the opportunity to partake of some delicious fresh figs. These were plump, fresh off the tree.

As I was complimenting the hostesses on … Read more

Young receives doctor of pharmacy

Eupora native Anna Hood Young was among University of Mississippi students awarded degrees at the conclusion of the spring semester.

Young, now of Flowood, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy during commencement ceremonies May 11 on the Oxford campus.… Read more

Local youth compete in horse shows

From Press Reports


Webster County was represented by exceptional youth at this year’s district and state horse shows.

The 2013 District Horse Show took place at the Horse Park in Starkville and the 2013 State Horse Show took place … Read more

Supervisors continue discussions regarding courthouse

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress-Times


The Webster County Board of Supervisors continued discussions regarding the reconstruction of the county courthouse during a recessed session on Aug. 7.

The board met with architects Belinda Stewart of Belinda Stewart Architects … Read more

NRCS accepting applications for conservation programs

From Press Reports


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other … Read more

Jail Docket

Aug. 6

Tarance Daniels, DOB 10-30-78, BM; Eupora 3: no DL, noise ordinance violation and disorderly conduct.

Aug. 7

James H. Wordlaw, DOB 12-25-69, BM; SO3 and E7: warrant for probation violation.

Kelvin Woodard, DBO 11-15-79, BM; E3: failure to … Read more