Monthly Archives: September 2013

Campbell-Stroud receives degree

For the WPT   Sarah Christene “Christie” Campbell-Stroud received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Millsaps College in Jackson with a 3.49 GPA. Millsaps held its 119th annual commencement on May 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Christ United…

Calendar of Events

Benefit rummage sale for Carters A benefit rummage sale will be from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Gore Springs Community Center. All proceeds will help Jan and Liz Carter with treatments and travel expenses. The benefit will include…

911 Calls

Aug. 26 9:41 p.m., medical, Joiner Drive; Maben FD, EMS respond. 11:14 p.m., break-in, Mt. Vernon Road; Eupora PD responds. Aug. 27 8:03 a.m., alarm, North Gold; EPD. 11:03 a.m., medical, Swayze Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond. 8:05 p.m., medical,…

Students score MCT2 rewards

From School Reports   Eupora Elementary School students scoring Advanced in one area and Proficient in another area of Language and Math on the MCT2 test in the spring of 2013 were treated to a trip to Los Encinos and cookies on…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Sept. 8, 1938 Cotton Now Comes in Colors Creating considerable interest is a stalk of cotton displayed this week in the windows of The Webster Progress. In all ways, it…

Obituaries

Dovie T. Reed Aug. 27, 2013 Services for Dovie Thomas Reed, 95, were Aug. 30, 1013, at First Baptist Church of Mathiston. Burial was in Clear Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The daughter of the late Otha and Daisy Dalma…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Choctaw County at North Pontotoc 7 p.m. — Nettleton at East Webster 7 p.m. — Eupora at Winona 7 p.m. — Kemper County at French Camp 7 p.m. — Louisville at Noxubee…

Eagles wow FCA with ‘efficient’ first half

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times   Junior Graham has seen a lot of first halves of football games in his storied coaching career, but if could replay the first two quarters his Eupora Eagles put together last Friday…

Miller pleads guilty to sex charges

Miller

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Emmerich Newspapers   WINONA — Christopher Lamar Miller, 39, of Winona has pleaded guilty to nine felony sex charges and six misdemeanor sex charges. Miller entered his plea before Judge Clarence Morgan III in Kosciusko on Aug.…