Month: July 2017

Area youth elected AQHYA director

From Press Reports Bailey Carwile of Kilmichael has been elected as a 2017-18 American Quarter Horse Youth Association regional director. AQHYA national officers and regional directors play a major role in the youth association by planning events, participating in community…

Celebrate Independence Day

The residents of North Mississippi Medical Center Eupora’s Long-Term Care facility enjoyed an Independence Day celebration with festive Fourth of July snacks.

For a Good Cause

PHOTO BY PAIGE PERRIGIN Joeleigh Copley and her cousins, Zoey and Coby Claire Perrigin, sell lemonade for a good cause. Their lemonade stand was set up Thursday morning in front of Deweese Title Loan in Eupora. All proceeds went to…

Rehabilitation goal of Drug Court

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Rehabilitation of nonviolent drug offenders and helping people who want to help themselves is the goal of the district drug court, according to Circuit Judge George Mitchell. “It is a very good program,” he…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

This summer I’m writing about some interpersonal communication theories. “Theories of Human Communication” by Stephen Littlejohn and Karen Foss points out that the social penetration theory, developed by Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor in 1973, set in motion a tradition…

McMillian pleads guilty to manslaughter

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   A Eupora man awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of his brother nearly two years ago. Larry McMillian was scheduled to go on trial for first-degree murder on…

Downtown Event

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Meliesa Brown peruses hand-carved fully functional woodenware made by Dean and Dan Hall of The Crooked Handle Spoon. Manning the table are Sue and Dean Hall. T he Halls were set up inside BSA Interiors of 58 N.…

Arrests

July 19 Jimmy Ferguson, DOB 08-11-65, WM; Eupora PD: warrant for failure to appear. Joshua Agnew, DOB 10-25-88, BM; Webster 17: transferred to Rankin. Wendy Fountain, DOB 10-16-74, WF; Webster 17: transferred to Rankin. Leon Brandon, DOB 08-03-81, BM; Webster…

East Webster Football Schedule

By Robbie Robertson Webster Progress Times   Aug. 11 at Aberdeen (scrimmage) Aug. 18 Choctaw County Aug. 25 at Okolona Sept. 1 Smithville Sept. 8 at Starkville Aca. Spet. 15 Strayhorn Sept. 22 at J.Z. George Sept. 29 at Eupora…

Education Notes

HCC District Dog Lunch in Eupora The Holmes Alumni Association is having District Dog Lunches in the nine counties supporting Holmes Community College. The lunches have been organized to help alumni network and socialize with other alumni in the area.…