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Dig into Reading’ at Maben SRP

Smith shows the children the stuffed head of a wild pig

By Dottie Dewberry For the WPT   Beverly Smith from the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge presented the first of a three-part series titled “Dig into Reading” at the summer reading program at the Maben Public Library on June…

Eupora’s Steadman takes softball MVP honors

Steadman behind the plate.

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   When it comes to softball, Allie Steadman likes to keep everything in front of her. That’s why the rising senior at Eupora High School enjoys being behind the plate more than any other position.…

Three county players on State Games baseball team

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress-Times   Three local players will be a part of the District 4 All-Star team that will take part in the State Games of Mississippi Baseball Tournament at Meridian Community College’s Scaggs Field on June 19-23.…

Eupora Police Department Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during May: Speeding, 24; suspended driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license-implied consent, two; no driver’s license (expired), one; disregard for traffic device, one; seatbelt violation, one; expired tag, one; no tag, two; no…

City accepts HOME bids

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The Eupora Board of Aldermen has accepted housing contractor bids for two houses involved in the city’s Homeowner Rehabilitation Grant. The city has received a grant from the Mississippi Development Authority to demolish…

Jail Docket

June 3 Angela Kay Smith, DOB 01-22-77, WF; SO7: suspended DL. Angela Kay Smith, DOB 01-22-77, WF; Maben 1: uttering forgery. Charles Ray Hunt, DOB 08-24-80, BM; Eupora 3: shoplifting. June 5 Lewis Bright, DOB 05-16-69, WM; MDOC: court. Paige…

Calendar of Events

Instrumental Music Festival The Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival will be June 15 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Joe Brigance Memorial Park in Houston. For more information call 1-800-931-8120. Bring your lawn chairs. Mathiston Summer Reading Program The 2013 Summer…

Obituaries

Lucille Ray Downing June 3, 2013 Services for Lucille Ray Downing, 93, of Eupora were June 7, 2013, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Lynn Downing, Jim Reed and Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in French…

911 calls

June 4 9:38 a.m., alarm, Westwood Park; Eupora PD responds. 4;35 p.m., medical, McBride Street; Maben FD, EMS respond. 4:48 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Tomnolen FD, EMS respond. 6:07 p.m., dispute, Airport Road; Webster SO responds. 9 pm., trespassing, Second…