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Obituaries – 01/13/2016

Carl Thomas ‘TC’ Childress
Dec. 31, 2015
Services for Carl Thomas “TC” Childress, 23, of Stewart were Jan. 3, 2016, at Wise-Reed Funeral Home in Eupora with the Rev. Terry Wills officiating. Burial was in William Springs Cemetery in Choctaw … Read more

Mitchell sworn in as Circuit Court judge

Mitchell takes the oath of office from Loper.

From staff reports

George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora was sworn in as the junior circuit court judge for the 5th Circuit Court District on Friday.

Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Mitchell on Dec. 18 to fill the unexpired term that … Read more

Supervisors hold 1st meeting of term

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
Newly elected and re-elected Webster County officials were sworn in Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. The Rev. Hugh Bland gave the invocation and all present recited the Pledge of Allegiance before the swearing-in ceremony. Chancellor Kenny Burns administers the oath of office to Supervisors Randy Rico (District 3), Eudy Morris (District 1), Pat Cummings (District 2), Paul Crowley (District 4) and Doug Burgess (District 5). See Page 15 for additional swearing-in photos.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Supervisors elected board officers and rehired county employees at their first meeting of the year and their new term of office on Monday.… Read more

Taking office

Supervisors Randy Rico (District 3), Eudy Morris (District 1), Pat Cummings (District 2), Paul Crowley (District 4) and Doug Burgess (District 5)

STAFF PHOTOS/RUSSELL HOOD

Newly elected and re-elected Webster County officials were sworn in Dec. 30… Read more

Birth (December 8, 2015)

Josh and Erica Poyadou with daughter Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou

Josh and Erica Huffman Poyadou of Mathiston announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn Rose Poyadou.

Emma was born Dec. 8, 2105, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces … Read more

UM football player balances sports, academia

Ole Miss receiver Derrick Jones (19) celebrates a touchdown with Jordan Wilkins (22) against Oklahoma State during the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

Eupora native Jones always works hard

By Tyler Bullard
OxfordStories.net.

OXFORD — Derrick Jones, a junior wide receiver from Eupora, is a tall, fast and energetic wide out who signed to play football at Ole Miss on Feb. 6, 2013, … Read more

PBS Awards

Fourth grade

Eupora Elementary School had a wonderful first semester with its Positive Behavior System, … Read more

Lady Wolverines drop overtime thriller

All Tournament teams

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

While the host team didn’t come away with either championship, the East Webster Christmas Classic was a huge success last week, with Choctaw County winning the boys championship and Starkville Academy taking the girls … Read more

Rebels, Jones celebrate Sugar Bowl win over OSU

Ole Miss receiver Derrick Jones (19) tries to haul in a pass against Oklahoma State during the 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl held in New Orleans, LA,  January 1, 2016. (Photo by Bob Smith)

From school reports

NEW ORLEANS — How sweet it was.

No. 12 Ole Miss dominated No. 16 Oklahoma State, 48-20, in the 82nd annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

In … Read more