Month: June 2015

Pittman finds his baseball opportunity in Kansas

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Trey Pittman was just looking for the right fit. The three-sport standout at Eupora High School says he found just what he was looking for in Great Bend, Kansas. Pittman signed with Barton Community…

Mega Bingo

Eupora First United Methodist Church’s UMW recently visited the North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora Long Term Care and played Mega Bingo with the residents. The residents were delighted with the prizes

4-County members convene for meeting

From Press Reports Members of 4-County Electric Power Association elected three directors, attended a health fair, listened to educational presentations, and learned about a variety of programs and initiatives at the association’s annual membership meeting June 4 at East Mississippi…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 06/24/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. This week’s column is pertaining to the truism that vocabulary opens your mind, the second of three reasons discussed in the article “Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary” published…

Exercise can provide stress relief

From NMMC-Eupora We all have stress in our lives, and a regular exercise program can help you manage your stress levels. High stress levels can be detrimental to our mental and physical well-being. Stretching is a great way to feel…

Letters to the editor – 06/24/15

Holy carp! I thought it was a catchy title! Yes, this has to do with carp. Years ago, the city of Eupora, actually through private donations, stocked Whites Creek Lake with irradiated grass carp to control the growth of bottom…

East Webster set to host nine basketball games Monday

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times A summer basketball season of getting to know his new teams is beginning to wind down for first-year East Webster High School head basketball coach Michael Seger. He says overall he has seen improvement…

Banks: Tampa Bay defense looks to be better

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Former East Webster High School standout Johnthan Banks, says his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to put an improved defense on the field when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 13 with the…

911 Calls – 06/24/15

June 15 12:37 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15, Mantee; EMS responds. 5:13 p.m., MVA, SuperValu parking lot; Eupora PD responds. 7:15 p.m., medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, EFD respond. 8:37 p.m., fight, East Peach Tree Street; Mathiston PD responds. 9:55 p.m., fight,…