Category: News

EES Tour

Eupora Elementary School had a successful kindergarten registration April 20 and 21, which included a tour and lunch the second day. PE teacher Richard Pittman visits with future EES students during a tour of the gym. Just a reminder to…

Maben Precinct holds Republican caucus

From Press Reports Since April 23 was Republican Caucus Day in the state of Mississippi, a group of interested citizens and registered voters met at Maben City Hall at 10 a.m. for a day of planning and to nominate a delegate…

1966 EHS Class Reunion

The Eupora High School Class of 1966 will have its 50th class reunion on May 21. Classmates and their spouses/guests will meet at the Central Service Grill in Eupora for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Then at 2:30 p.m. the Class…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: May 8, 1941 Faculty at Springhill School The board of trustees of the Springhill Consolidated High School announces the following as members of the teaching staff for the session of…

Obituaries

Michael Homer Box Jr. May 4, 2016 Services for Michael Homer Box Sr., 65, were May 9, 2016, at Blythe Creek Baptist Church in Choctaw County near Mathiston. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born April 5, 1961,…

911 Calls

May 2 11:18 a.m., medical, Hodges Drive; EMS, Eupora FD respond. 11:42 a.m., stolen property, Cumberland Road; WSO responds. 1:56 p.m., dispute, West Fox Avenue; EFD responds. 2:12 p.m., dispute, Hwy. 182 West; Webster SO responds. 2:42 p.m., speeding vehicle,…

Jail Docket

May 3 Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; Eupora 5: possession of paraphernalia, suspended DL and seatbelt violation. May 5 Gabriel Watson, DOB 12-24-81, BM; MDOC/Modzelewski: child support. May 7 Stacey Bramlett, DOB 03-22-82, WM; Mathiston 2: DUI-1st, suspended DL, careless…

Gifts for Mom

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library As the children arrived for storytime at Webster County Library on May 4, they decorated a poem, a gift for Mom, with their fingerprint. As the paint was drying, they sang “If You’re Happy…

VFDs to be paid for outside medical calls

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Volunteer fire departments in Webster County will now be paid for answering medical calls outside their area. The Board of Supervisors voted May 2 to pay the sum of $250 to any county volunteer…

Log truck fire

Firefighter Matthew Tedder and Capt. Joey Palmer assist Chief Casey Henderson, all of the Walthall Fire Department, as he extinguishes a log truck fire. Walthall FD was dispatched at 7:08 a.m. Monday to respond to Highway 9 and Dorroh Road…