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Firefighters contain apartment fire

From Press & Staff Reports The Eupora Fire Department was dispatched to Eupora LP Apartments located at 2216 W. Roane Ave. in the city limits for a structure fire at 4:11 p.m. March 7. Walthall FD was dispatched for mutual…

Presley holding water rate hearing

From Staff and Press Reports Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley has announced that he will hold a public hearing regarding a request by the city of Eupora to change water service rates in certificated areas in Webster and…

Full Webster Progress Times Electronic Version 03/08/2017

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Maben family physician engages legislators at Capitol

From Press Reports Sue H. Simmons, M.D., of Maben attended the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians Capitol Day on Feb. 22 at the state Capitol in Jackson. She led family physicians from all over the state in a day of…

Students participate in UNICEF Kid Power

From School Reports The fourth-graders at Eupora Elementary School are participating in UNICEF Kid Power, a program from the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Each student received an exercise band that tracks their steps and movement. This band does not track…

Life’s lessons: respect the gifts shared with you

By Michael Brannon I had my 72nd birthday March 3. A huge milestone account I can remember thinking I’ll never make 41. Many times during the day I would check my phone or Mac to read the wishes from all…

Mathiston marks openings of 4 new businesses

By Terry Harpole MATHISTON — Many towns have had ribbon cuttings for a new business that opens, but on Feb. 25, the town of Mathiston had not one, and not two or three, but ribbon cuttings for four new businesses.…

Calendar of Events

Gospel Music Jubilee March 11 The monthly Gospel Music Jubilee at the Gore Springs Community Center will be at 6 p.m. March 11 featuring Pure Heart, New Genesis, the Castles and His Glory. Admission is $5. WOW Easter egg hunt…

911 Calls

Feb. 27 10:54 a.m., alarm, East Old Hwy. 82; Webster SO responds. 11:24 a.m., break-in, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds. 12:28 p.m., fire, Mitchell Avenue; Eupora FD, EPD respond. 2:20 p.m., medical, Booth Road; transferred to Choctaw County. 3:20…

There must be a pony in here somewhere

By Roger Alford There’s the story about twin 6-year-old boys who were total opposites. One was always dreadfully sad and the other always vibrantly happy. Their parents took them to a psychiatrist in hopes of balancing their personalities somewhat. The…