Month: September 2013

Davis Birth

Lillian Grace Davis

Isabella Davis

Lillian Grace and Isabella Davis were born June 9, 2013, to parents Josh and Jeannie Davis at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

They both weighed 5 pounds and 7 ounces.

Grandparents are Dr. … Read more

Jail docket

Aug. 19

Billie Jean Halderman, DOB 07-13-61, WF; Eupora 3: possession of paraphernalia.

David L. Patterson, DOB 08-18-57, BM; E7: possession of controlled substance within 1,500 feet of a church.

Aug. 20

Justin Wayne Mann, DOB 07-21-82, WM; SO2: cyberstalking.… Read more

911 Calls

Aug. 19

8:05 a.m., locked vehicle, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.

10:18 a.m., Choctaw County; transferred to Choctaw 911.

10:34 a.m., water issue, Smith Road; utility responds.

10:43 a.m., 911 hang-up, North Joliff; EPD responds.

12:40 p.m., medical, Hwy. … Read more

Upcoming sports schedule


Prep Softball

6 p.m. — Eupora at Nanih Waiya

6 p.m. — French Camp at Coffeeville

6:30 — East Webster at Philadelphia

Junior High Football

TBA — Eupora at Choctaw County

Junior College Soccer

2/4 p.m. — … Read more

Sales tax receipts down

From Staff Reports


Eupora and Mathiston’s sales tax revenues for June were down from the same month last year, new reports show.

The city of Eupora posted June collections of $36,121, down 1.4 percent from the $36,646 received in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Springhill School

reunion Aug. 31

Springhill School reunion (Webster County) will be Aug. 31 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Springhill School building.

The school operated from 1927-57. Anyone who attended the school is invited, along with their spouse. Potluck … Read more

County shares money for election costs

From Press, Staff Reports


Webster County will receive additional funding to help pay for elections, according to the secretary of state’s office.

The money will come from the Elections Support Fund, which totals $1.02 million.

“The Elections Support Fund … Read more

City sets budget hearing for Sept. 5

The city of Eupora has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed fiscal 2014 budget.

The hearing will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 5 at City Hall. The budget does not include a proposed tax increase, according to the hearing … Read more

Drug arrest made; break-in committed

From Staff Reports


Local law enforcement officers made a drug arrest Saturday night following a traffic stop.

Officer Mitch Jackson of the Eupora Police Department conducted the traffic stop on Gold Street in Eupora at 9:15 p.m. Saturday. Webster … Read more


Samuel T. Bell

Aug. 12, 2103

Services for Samuel T. Bell, 93, of Detroit were Aug. 24, 2013, at West End Household of Faith in Eupora. Burial followed in Embry Cemetery near Bellefontaine.

Mr. Bell died Aug. 12, 2013.

Survivors … Read more