Month: October 2014

Youth erecting flagpoles for Eagle Scout Project

For the WPT MATHISTON — On Oct. 18, William “Brett” Bailey, a senior at East Webster High School, began work on his Eagle Scout Project: the erecting of two flagpoles adjacent to the soon-to-be constructed veterans monument in Mathiston. The…

Disaster Relief Team

H.L. Rowlen of the Webster County Baptist Disaster Relief Team saws lumber for a new building behind the Webster County Baptist Association’s office to house its disaster relief trailer.

Weather Channel makes stop in Eupora

From Staff Reports The Weather Channel made a Fall Tour stop in Eupora on Oct. 3 to celebrate the beauty of the season and the “It’s Amazing Out There” moments it brings. TWC’s Mike Seidel and Alex Wilson broadcast live…

Eupora falls to No. 1 Calhoun City for first loss of season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Veteran Eupora High School head football coach Junior Graham knew Calhoun City had a good football team going into his team’s match-up with the visiting Wildcats last Friday night. Now he knows just how…

Trunk-or-Treat set for Friday night

By Gwen Sisson It’s an occasion where chocolate makes everything better. The sixth annual Community Trunk-or-Treat event is set for 6-7 p.m. Friday in downtown Eupora. Trunks full of candy will be lined up along the “high side” of downtown…

Ready for Halloween

TERRY HARPOLE This house on Highway 15 south of Maben is ready for Halloween,

East Webster hopes extra week helps against Eupora Thursday night

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times No additional hype needs to be added to Thursday night’s football game between visiting East Webster and homestanding Eupora. The two teams are heated rivals who point toward this game each season. This year…

911 Calls – 10/29/2014

Oct. 20 2:30 p.m., medical, North Dunn Street; EMS responds. 5:26 p.m., medical, Shady Grove Road; EMS, Tomnolen FD respond. Oct. 21 5:58 a.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 15, Maben; Maben PD, MHP respond. 7:48 a.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.…

Holmes closes out 2014 in fine fashion with win over NEMCC

By Steve Diffey Special to The Progress Times The Holmes Community College Bulldogs used a powerful running game of more than 400 yards to topple the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers in Booneville Thursday night, 37-20, in the season finale…

Church News – 10/29/2014

Trunk-or-Treat Trunk-or-Treat 2014 is set for Oct. 31 from 6-7 p.m. in downtown Eupora. Churches and community groups are encouraged to bring candy and have a “trunk” at this year’s event, which is sponsored by Eupora First Baptist and Eupora…