News

Jail docket

May 12

Charles R. Bailey, DOB 08-26-63, WM; MDOC: bench warrant.

Jonnie M. Green, DOB 07-30-95, WF; Webster 4: … Read more

911 calls

May 12

7:08 a.m., alarm, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
7:35 a.m., medical, Early Grove Apartments,; EMS responds.
7:51 a.m., wreck, … Read more

Distracted driving can be dangerous and even deadly

From NMMC-Eupora

You’ve probably done it. Many people do. You’ve been driving down the street, or maybe even the highway, when your iPhone, Blackberry or whatever device you use to call and text with goes off. You immediately grab it, … Read more

Church news

Embry memorial

The memorial for Embry Cemetery will be May 25. Grave decorations begin at 10 a.m. and worship service will begin at… Read more

Time capsules

75 Years Ago:
May 25, 1939

Pisgah Springs News:
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Duncan and children were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Charley Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Tidwell of Lambert were Wednesday and Thursday night visitors with Mrs. … Read more

Rally for Relay Friday night

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF
The members of the Webster County Relay for Life Luminaria Committee are finishing bags that will line the track during the luminaria ceremony Friday night at NMMC-Eupora. These luminaria bags with a lighted candle inside will be in honor of a cancer survivor or in memory of a loved one lost to cancer. It is really important to fill out a form (obtained at local businesses) and make the $10 donation early so a bag can be prepared. For more information, contact Frances Hyde at 552-0705.

By Dr. Connie Black
Relay for Life Chair

We hope by now you have your calendar marked and your plans made for an exciting and fun-filled Friday night, May 16, 6 p.m. at the NMMC-Eupora walking track.
Plans are finalized … Read more

Speed bumps approved for Waterworks

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted 4-1 last week to install three speed bumps on Waterworks Road.
Ward 3’s Hugh Gibson, who placed the matter on May 5 agenda, referred to a petition requesting … Read more

Board approves EHS architectural firm

From Staff Reports

Last week’s meeting of Webster County School Board included approval of an architectural firm for services related to repair of a fire-damaged building.
The action occurred May 5, according to the minutes of that meeting. After sharing … Read more

Crenshaw among fallen officers being honored

Crenshaw

From Press & Staff Reports

JACKSON — Last year, seven Mississippi officers were killed in the line of duty, making the Magnolia State one of the five deadliest states in the nation for law enforcement officers.
“We owe a debt … Read more

EWHS senior also earns associate’s degree

Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, congratulates Edwards after commencement. Edwards received her associate’s degree from EMCC Friday through the Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit program. She took online classes through EMCC for the past two years in addition to her high school course work – and she’ll receive her diploma from East Webster High School on Sunday.

From Press Reports

MAYHEW – Friday marked the first time a high school student walked across the stage at commencement at East Mississippi Community College.
Shelley Rae Edwards will graduate from East Webster High School Sunday, but she’s already collected … Read more