Month: October 2014

Time Capsules – 10/29/2014

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Nov. 2, 1939 Gas Dealers Locate Here The Eupora Butane Gas Co. is the town’s newest business and is located next door to Mississippi Power Co. in the building recently…

Local sales tax collections up

From Staff Reports Eupora and Mathiston had increases in sales tax collections in August, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures. The $36,061 Eupora collected in August was up $1,770 from the $34,291 reported for the same month a year…

East Webster wins 2A title with sweep over Hatley

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress TImes East Webster head slow-pitch softball coach Lee Berryhill probably never imaged that his team would win a state championship game by the score of 1-0, but he wasn’t about to give it back. “We…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/29/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. “The Exploring Ways to Use Our Minds Efficiently” website points out that vocabulary gets you results. Attempting to correlate individuals’ success with factors such as age, gender, scholarship levels and…

Sports Schedules – 10/29/2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 30 Prep Football 7 p.m. — East Webster at Eupora Women’s College Soccer 6 p.m. — Mississippi State at South Carolina FRIDAY, OCT. 31 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County 7 p.m. — French Camp…

Voting absentee in person ends Saturday at noon

Jackson, Miss.—The deadline to cast an absentee ballot in person at the Circuit Clerk’s Office is this Saturday, November 1, 2014. “The Statewide Election Management System indicates roughly the same number of absentee ballots have been requested for the General…

Betts among summer grads

Brad Betts of Eupora was among graduates for the summer term at Mississippi State University. He graduated with a bachelor of science from the College of Education.

White-tailed deer are sought after

By James L. Cummins Special to the Progress Times White-tailed deer are the most interesting and sought after animals in North America and Mississippi. Depending on where you are located in the Magnolia State, deer usually breed between Dec. 10…

Calendar of Events – 10/29/2014

Angel Tree program Webster County registration for the Angel Tree program is Oct. 29 and 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Webster County DHS office, 53 Government Ave., Eupora. Please have this information with you at registration: parent or…

Jail Docket – 10/29/2014

Oct. 21 Charles A. Howell, DOB 03-27-77, WM; A&A Bail Bonds: bond surrender. Timmy L. Bean, DOB 10-07-76, BM; Webster 7: warrant (released to Grenada County Oct. 24). Oct. 22