Category: News

Time Capsules – 12/23/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 1940

Girls’ Auxiliary Have Christmas Party
Mrs. Hugh Curry entertained with a lovely children’s party for the members of the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Baptist Church at her … Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/23/2015

Swearing-in of county officials
Webster County elected officials for 2016-19 will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. Chancellor Kenny Burns will administer the oaths of office.… Read more

Eupora Electronics getting new owner, name

From Press Reports

Eupora Electronics will be going through big changes beginning in 2016. There will be a new owner beginning Jan. 1 and the business will be moving to the smaller building next door formally occupied by Mike’s Computers.… Read more

MSU baseball ranked No. 11 by Collegiate Baseball

From school reports
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was ranked No. 11 in Collegiate Baseball’s 2016 preseason poll, the publication announced Monday.
The Diamond Dawgs are coming off the most impressive summer in school history, where eight of its … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/23/2015

Dec. 14
Terry Harvey, DOB 07-10-74, BM; Webster 3: exploitation of a vulnerable person.
Dec. 15… Read more

NMMC-Eupora gives toy safety tips

From Press Reports

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers a few safety tips for the toys your little boys and girls are getting for Christmas.

Toys are something of a treasure of childhood, but each toy should be chosen with care. … Read more

School Board accepts timber sale bid

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board has accepted a bid for a timber sale on 16th Section land.

The board received four bids for harvest of 57 acres in Section 16, Township 21, Range 10 on Dec. 7, … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/23/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Vaughan’s Vocabulary has been around for approximately 25 years. I originally did Vaughan’s Vocabulary when I was a radio personality on Starkville’s WSSO (the station can still be heard at … Read more

East Webster Christmas Classic set for Dec. 28-30

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress times

The Wolverines and Lady Wolverines will be hosting the East Webster Christmas Classic Dec. 28-30.

The eight-school basketball tournament will feature eight games each day beginning at 10 a.m. The first day’s games are … Read more