Month: November 2013

School Board handles routine matters

From Staff Reports   Webster County School District board members handled routine matters at their Oct. 15 meeting. According to the minutes of that meeting, the board approved or accepted: • the 2012-13 final amended budget as presented by Business…

Calendar of Events

Chicken stew fundraiser Montpelier Lodge #220 will be selling chicken stew for fundraising on Nov 9 at the Lodge in Montpelier starting at 10 a.m. A quart of stew will be $8, and a gallon will be $25. Dott Dodd…

Man Stabbed

  The Eupora Police Department is investigating an altercation that resulted in two men being taken to the hospital, including one who was stabbed. The incident occurred about 4:50 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of A Treasure in Heaven…

Free breakfast for veterans at McDonald’s

From Press Reports   McDonald’s restaurants throughout North Mississippi will honor veterans, active duty and military reserve force members with free breakfast on Veterans Day. Between the hours of 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. Monday, participating restaurants will serve each veteran,…

Jail docket

Oct. 29 Latonya Shelton, DOB 03-29-85, BF; MDOC 324: probation violation. Joey McClain, DOB 10-15-70, WM; Mathiston 3: improper use of blue light, suspended DL and possession of controlled substance. Oct. 30 Isaac A. Gunn Jr., DOB 02-07-88, BM; SO3:…

City seeks new police officer

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The city is beginning the process of hiring a new police officer. The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday to advertise for two weeks for a full-time policeman. The action followed a 40-minute…

911 calls

Oct. 27 6:37 p.m., motor vehicle crash, Hwy. 82 West, eastbound side; Webster SO, EMS, MHP, Tomnolen FD respond. 6:43 p.m., MVC, Hwy. 82 West, eastbound side; WSO, MHP respond. 7:41 p.m., unwanted person, 633 Draine Road; WSO responds. 10:38…

Comet ISON this way comes

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program called “Comet ISON This Way Comes!” This presentation will be given on Friday, November 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Dr. Donna Pierce. Comets have both frightened…

Importance of flea prevention all year round

By Dr. Brandy Middleton Boykin   Fleas can be an overwhelming parasites during the warmer months. The reason flea infestation can occur so quickly during the warmer months is because the environment is ideal for the flea life cycle. Fleas…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Nov. 10, 1938 Town Farmers On display at The Progress office this week was a huge white turnip, weight six pounds, grown by Dr. S.G. Maddox, popular dentist and alderman;…