News

Banks: Tampa Bay defense looks to be better

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Former East Webster High School standout Johnthan Banks, says his Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to put an improved defense on the field when the regular season kicks off on Sept. 13 with the … Read more

East Webster set to host nine basketball games Monday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

A summer basketball season of getting to know his new teams is beginning to wind down for first-year East Webster High School head basketball coach Michael Seger.

He says overall he has seen improvement … Read more

911 Calls – 06/24/15

June 15
12:37 p.m., medical, Hwy. 15, Mantee; EMS responds.
5:13 p.m., MVA, SuperValu parking lot; Eupora PD responds.
7:15 p.m., medical, Waterworks Road; EMS, EFD respond.
8:37 p.m., fight, East Peach Tree Street; Mathiston PD responds.
9:55 p.m., fight, … Read more

Time Capsules – 06/24/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: June 27, 1940

Block Formed for Drilling
Involving fifty landowners of a block including approximately 8,000 acres located near Union School House north of Stewart, a movement is well underway … Read more

Sales tax collections reported

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect April sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

The city of Eupora’s sales tax allocation is $34,755, which is up 4.5 percent from the same month … Read more

Calendar of Events – 06/24/15

Oswalt reunion
A reunion for descendants and friends of Simeon Calvin “Sim” and Gertrude Hubbard Oswalt will be Saturday at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora. If any questions, call Jim Oswalt at 263-6038.

Jenkins reunion
The annual … Read more

Education notes – 06/24/15

Local students among MSU grads
Mississippi State University spring commencement exercises were May 8 and 9 at Humphrey Coliseum

The May 8 ceremony involved the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its School of Human Sciences; Bagley College of … Read more

Church News – 06/24/15

Women’s conference
Hearts 4 Worship will be hosting a women’s conference at the Attala County Coliseum in Kosciusko on June 27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Call 662-262-7104 to order $10 tickets and/or $15 T-shirts, or email Carla Rogers for … Read more

MSU names local students to honors lists

Mississippi State University has released its President’s/Dean’s List or the 2015 spring semester.

Students on the President’s List achieved a 3.80 or better grade-point average, based on a 4.0 scale, while completing at least 12 semester hours of course work … Read more