Monthly Archives: December 2013

911 calls

Dec. 14 7:19 p.m., truck parked in road, Hwy. 403, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds. 9:27 p.m., medical, East Walnut, Eupora; EMS responds. 11:26 p.m., stranded motorist, Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds. Dec. 17 7:32 a.m., medical assistance requested by Choctaw…

MSU alumni group to honor Young

From Press Reports   The new Mississippi State University alumni-of-the-year group includes Fred R. “Rick” Young of Eupora. Each of MSU’s eight academic colleges will honor a graduate for outstanding personal, professional and community achievements on Feb. 7 during the…

Flemings, Lewis named to 2A All-State team

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   A pair of local athletes were recently named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 2A All-State team. East Webster junior offensive tackle Brock Flemings was named to the first-team offense, while junior…

Letters of Blessings and to Santa

Dear Santa, How are you and the elves? I know you have been busy making toys for all of the good little girls and boys, but my mom and dad have a nice comfy couch you can rest on. We…

Pride of Eupora concludes marching season

From Press Reports   The Pride of Eupora concluded its marching season on Dec. 7 with the annual Eupora Christmas Market & Parade and Band Booster Drawdown. This year’s lucky winners of the drawdown were Dewayne Orr and Patricia “Faye”…

Calendar of Events

Pleasant Grove Robinson U.M. Church Pleasant Grove Robinson U.M. Church will be hosting these upcoming events: • Usher Union Ministry Session at 6 p.m. Dec. 27. Minister Monica W. Banks of St. Paul M.B. Church, Starkville, will deliver the sermon. More…

Pride of Eupora presents concert

For the WPT   The 11th Annual Christmas Concert benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was Dec. 9 in Latham Auditorium. Both the junior high and high school concert bands performed a variety of Christmas music selections. The high school…

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, DEC. 27 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) SATURDAY, DEC. 28 Prep Basketball TBA — KCHS Christmas Tournament (Kemper County entered) 11 a.m. — East Webster girls vs. Columbus at Immanuel Christian 12:30 p.m. —…