Month: November 2016

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 11/23/2016

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Rotary honors Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club recognized Greer Blaylock as Rotary Student of the Month at its Nov. 1 luncheon. She was introduced by Teacher of the Month Teresa Whitaker, who teaches biology I and II and AP biology.…

Birth Announcements

Brister James Smith Josh and Lauren Smith of Eupora are proud to announce the birth of a son, Brister James Smith. Brister was born Oct. 1, 2016, at OCH Regional Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and measured…

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect September sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for local municipalities. MDR collects 81.5 percent of the 7 percent sales tax from municipalities and distributes the remaining 18.5 percent…

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during October: Speeding, seven; no driver’s license-expired, one; no driver’s license, four; suspended driver’s license,  one; no proof of liability insurance, two; expired tag, four; disregard for traffic device, one; improper equipment, one;…

911 Calls

Nov. 14 8:03 a.m., medical, Blackwell Road; EMS responds. 9:56 a.m., alar, Montevista Road; EMS responds. 10:07 a.m., cow in road, Hwy. 15 North; Webster SO responds. 10:37 a.m., locked vehicle, Church Street; Mathiston PD responds. 1:55 p.m., medical, Government…

Calendar of Events

Mathiston Public Library closings The Mathiston Public Library is closed for the Thanksgiving holidays through Nov. 26. It will also be closed for the Christmas-New Year holidays from Dec. 20-Jan. 2. Patrons are asked to stock up on their reading…

Officials announce County Road Show throughout the state

From Press Reports The Mississippi Association of Supervisors and the Mississippi Association of County Engineers announce the 2016 County Road Show, a series of meetings bringing together county supervisors, county engineers, legislators and others for an open discussion on the…

Burn bans remain as hunting season begins

From Press & Staff Reports Deer hunting season (gun with dog) began Saturday in most parts of Mississippi. People are out in the woods and may be looking for ways to keep warm. The Mississippi Forestry Commission reminds hunters that…

Bank of Kilmichael receives top rating

From Press Reports Bank of Kilmichael has announced it has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BauerFinancial, the nation’s premier bank rating firm. To earn Bauer’s Highest 5-Star rating, Bank of Kilmichael must excel in areas of capital…