Month: January 2015

Region play begins this week for Eupora basketball teams

By Austin Bishop We Webster Progress TImes The Eagles and Lady Eagles of Eupora High School were hoping to open region play in fine fashion when they paid a visit to Calhoun City on Tuesday. The EHS squads are set…

Time Capsules – 01/07/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 4, 1940 Watson Sugg Moves to Ackerman Hotel A.W. Sugg Sr., prominent Eupora businessman and sheriff of Webster County from 1932 to 1936, has purchased the Pinnix Hotel at…

Rainwater Observatory to reveal ‘Secrets of Orion’ at program

From Press Reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free program for the winter season called “The Secrets of Orion.” The program will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday by Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater Observatory. “The…

East Webster’s Hughey won 453 games at Oak Hill Academy

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress Times After having nine days to absorb the shock of the untimely death of East Webster High School head girls basketball coach Stan Hughey, the Lady Wolverines were prepared to return to the floor…

911 Calls – 01/07/2015

Dec. 29 7:35 p.m., welfare check, Church Street; Mathiston PD responds. 7:45 p.m., locked car, West Roane; Eupora PD responds. 9:40 p.m., child playing with phone, Edgewood Drive; no action taken. 10:42 p.m., hang-up, Westwood Drive;

Calendar of Events – 01/07/2015

Weight Watchers The new session of Weight Watchers begins at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora on Jan. 8. The class meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the education classroom. The Mississippi Department of Education offers employees a discount of 15…

Obituaries – 01/07/2015

Myrtle B. Hollis Jan. 1, 2015 Services for Myrtle B. Hollis, 79, of Choctaw Plaza Apartments in Ackerman were Jan. 3, 2015, at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with the Revs. James I. Codling officiating. Burial was in Antioch…