Category: News

Eupora woman arrested in drug roundup

From Press and Staff Reports

A Eupora woman and seven others were arrested last week in a regional drug roundup involving federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

U.S. Attorney Felicia C. Adams and Daniel Comeaux, assistant special agent in … Read more

Child abuse, neglect defendants bound over

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Three people face indictment by a Webster County grand jury after being bound over on felony child abuse and neglect charges. The victim’s mother faces an additional child abuse charge in another county.… Read more

Forestry field trip


A National Park Service fire officer talks to forestry students about prescribed burning and management objectives at Jeff Busby Park off the Natchez … Read more

Cumberland fire chief and officers resign

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The chief of the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department reported last week that he and its officers were resigning.

Bob Lovelace informed the Progress-Times on Friday he was resigning as the department’s chief, along with … Read more

MPL storytime about ‘Snowmen at Night’

Will Harper and Winters Norman, Annslee and Braxton Bird with Ms. Mary

By Librarian Mary Boutwell
Maben Public Library

The story on Jan. 29 at the Maben Public Library was “Snowmen at Night.”… Read more

Leach to teach contemporary Christian music

Katie Leach

By Don Pounds
and Katie Leach

We at Don Pounds Music Productions welcome Katie Leach to our music family. For the past couple of years, I have thought about bringing in teachers who are expert in their style of music.… Read more

Bright future ahead for Eupora’s Corson Gunn

Eupora High School senior Corson Gunn signs a football scholarship with Northeast Mississippi Community College. Joining him at the Feb. 3 signing ceremony at EHS are (seated left) his nephew, Tyren Brown; (back), his sister, Tiffany Guess; his mother, Camille Gunn; and Eupora coach Stephen Edwards.

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Following an outstanding season for the Eupora High School football team, Corson Gunn signed with Northeast Mississippi Community last week in an effort to take his game to the next level.… Read more

Club donates book to Maben Library

Librarian Mary Boutwell and Dottie Dewberry, MHGC club secretary and publicity chairman, display the book donated to the Maben Public Library. They are standing in front of a painting by Sudie Gammill, which was also donated to the library.

From Club Reports

“The Best of Birds & Blooms” annual compilation was presented to the Maben Public Library by the Maben Home and Garden club on Jan. 28 by birds chairman Martha McMinn.… Read more