Month: March 2017

Jail Docket

March 13 Renea Langford, DOB 02-01-87, WF; Montgomery SO: burglary of commercial building. March 14 Jonathan Parson, DOB 04-23-66, WM; Montgomery 5: failure to pay child support. March 16 Jessica Hitt, DOB 12-19-70, WF; Webster 17: hold for Chancery. Timothy…

International children’s choir to perform in French Camp

Submitted by Mary Nell Coblentz   His Little Feet International Children’s Choir is presenting at French Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. The choir presentation will be in church Sanctuary at 323 School Street in French Camp.…

Governor signs civil asset forfeiture reform bill

By Steve Wilson Mississippi Watchdog   Civil asset forfeiture reform is coming to the Magnolia State after Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law House Bill 812 March 13. The new law, authored by state Rep. Mark Baker, R-Brandon, brings several…

Choctaw Chamber, Regions Bank to host Managing Your Money seminar

Submitted   Managing your personal finances can be hard sometimes. Do you want to learn steps to setting financial goals, how to track your daily spending habits and learn ways to increase your income and decrease your spending? If you…

NTP celebrates parks with photo exhibit

From Press Reports As the National Park Service celebrates 101 years of protecting and preserving the nation’s parks and monuments, all Americans are encouraged to get out and #FindYourPark. Each one of the 417 national parks is a thread in…

Sunday visiting preacher a homecoming

By Terry Harpole Maben First Baptist Church had one of its own to fill in for its pastor for the second Sunday in a row. The Rev. Tommie Temple, pastor, and Mrs. Temple have been away visiting their son, who…

SHAPE classes take field trip

From School Reports The fifth- and sixth-grade SHAPE classes at Eupora Elementary School and Eupora High School went on a field trip to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from March 10-12. During the school year, these students studied a unit…

Three from Eupora, East Webster named fast-pitch all-stars

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   A trio of players from Webster County have been chosen to participate in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2017 All-Star Fast-Pitch Softball Games. Eupora’s Savannah Kilpatrick and Delta Newman and East Webster’s Jessica…

All-Star basketball games set for Tip-Off

From school reports   CLINTON — he Mississippi Sports Medicine All-Star Girls and Boys Basketball Games will be played on Friday at the A. E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College in Clinton.  The 53rd annual girls game…

Eupora’s Morton signs with Mississippi Delta

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times   While Jabrieya Morton has been a dominating presence in the post for the Eupora girls’ basketball team the last few years – head coach Danya Turner has insisted her future was even brighter.…