Category: News

Editorial Roundup – 02/10/2016

How the polls get it wrong
John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie may not be out of it yet in the crowded race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Despite the low showings in the public opinion polls for the … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Betty Evans

Ackerman, MS

Betty Sue Evans, 77, a retired business owner / homemaker, passed away Saturday February 6, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus, MS. Ms. Evans was born March 7, 1938 in Choctaw County. She was a member … Read more

Obituaries – 02/10/2016

Donald J. Chandler Sr.
Jan. 15, 2016
Memorial services for Donald J. Chandler Sr., 61, of Eupora will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 13, 2016, at Montevista Baptist Church.… Read more

Legals – 02/10/2016

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on 24th day of September, 2010, Henry H. Brownlee executed a certain Deed of Trust to Alan E. South, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., as nominee for Urban Financial … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Beatrice Gatlin Trainor Edwards

Eupora, Ms.

Mrs. Beatrice Gatlin Trainor Edwards, 88, retired homemaker, died February 3, 2016 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Graveside Services were held 2:00PM Saturday February 6, 2016 at West Shady Grove Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Larry Irvin Vance

Eupora, Ms.

Mr. Larry Irvin Vance, 67, farmer, died February 5, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle in Columbus, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Monday February 8, 2016 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Webster Memorial … Read more

3 arrested on child abuse/neglect charges

Wendy Fountain

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Three people have been arrested in Eupora in connection with a child abuse and neglect case involving a malnourished boy who was in critical condition as of Friday.

The Webster County Sheriff’s Department stated … Read more

County’s unemployment rate 8.3 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate was up 1.6 percentage points in December, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.… Read more

OCC workshop

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First Baptist Church of Eupora recently held its first Operation Christmas Child workshop, hosted by Gerry Hood (far right) who taught … Read more