Category: News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/10/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Recently I read a list of words related to this second month of the year that we’re in; one of the words is febrific, which I have for No. 5 … Read more

911 Calls – 02/10/2016

Feb. 1
8:32 a.m., MVA, Old Hwy. 82; Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
1:23 p.m., medical, Ellison Road; EMS responds.… Read more

Ole Miss set to open 2016 season vs. FSU in primetime

From school reports

OXFORD – The inaugural Orlando Kickoff game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Florida State Seminoles will be played Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, and will be televised by ESPN in its primetime slot.

The Labor Day kickoff … Read more

FUMC ‘Lenten Lunch’ series upcoming

By the Rev. Ron McDougald
Eupora FUMC

First United Methodist Church in Eupora invites the community to join in our annual “Lenten Lunch” services, beginning at noon Feb. 17 in our fellowship hall.… Read more

Jail Docket – 02/10/16

Feb. 1
Michael Williams, DOB 08-07-75, WM; Webster 5: failure to register as a sex offender (hold for Shelby County, Tennessee).… Read more

Prune crape myrtles, other plants properly

Because You Asked

By Lisa Stewart, Extension County Director, Webster County

Can I prune my crape myrtles now?

According to Jeff Wilson, area horticulture specialist, we’ve all seen it happen, and some of us have even committed it. We try … Read more

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood

The Mississippi House of Representatives convened on January 5, 2016. Philip Gunn was re-elected Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives without opposition. During the month of January, the House addressed two (2) election contests that were … Read more

Lady Eagles continue friendship into college softball careers

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Courtney Hatcher and Emily Littlejohn have been fast friends since they were 7-years-old. That’s why it wasn’t so hard for the two Eupora High School fast-pitch softball standouts to decide to spend the next … Read more

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports

Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect November sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.… Read more

Time Capsules – 02/10/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 6, 1941

Col. Hitt Called to U.S. Army
Arnold D. Hitt of Eupora, at present a member of the Mississippi State Highway Patrol, has received orders to report on … Read more