Category: News

It’s not too late to feed the birds

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Progress Times

Christmas is fast approaching and many of us are looking forward to visiting with family and friends and eating turkey and dressing (and for the record, my mother makes the best … Read more

Beauty wins

The 2015 Mister and Miss Mathiston pageant was held on November 21 in Bennett Hall on the former Wood College campus. We had a great turnout and got to see all the handsome little guys and a lot of beautiful … Read more

Calendar of Events

Bluegrass, country
and gospel singing
A bluegrass, country and gospel singing will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Black Hawk Old School featuring the Russell Burton Bluegrass Band and Alan Sibley & the Magnolia Ramblers. Bring a covered dish and … Read more

Give yourself the gift of good health


From Press Reports

This holiday season, give yourself and your loved ones the best gift of all: a healthy you.
When you quit smoking, the health benefits start within 20 minutes of putting down the cigarette, cigar, cigarillo or pipe. … Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 8
Accordo Willis, DOB 09-13-81, BM; Mathiston 3: suspended DL and speeding 80/65.
Dec. 9
Molly K. Scott, DOB 02-03-90, WF, Mathiston 3: DUI-1st, obstructing traffic and no insurance.
Dwight Holman, DOB 02-09-87, BM; Mississippi Department of Corrections: probation … Read more

EPD report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during November:
Speeding, nine; no driver’s license, one; expired tag, one; no proof of insurance, two; leaving the scene of an accident, one; DUI-1st, one; petit larceny, three (West Gould, bikes; Laundromat, clothes; … Read more

Itawamba set to host Winter Softball Clinic in January

From school reports
FULTON – The 2016 Itawamba Community College Winter Softball Clinic will be a one-day event, held on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the ICC Spring Sports Indoor Facility on the Fulton Campus, located at 107 West Staub Street, … Read more

EES students enjoy Star Lab

From School Reports

Eupora Elementary School had an amazing Star Lab visit from Jerry Hemphill with Woodmen Life.
The Star Lab is an inflatable planetarium that allows students to experience the solar system and constellations in a unique experience.
Once … Read more

Beta thanks EPD


Eupora High School Beta Club purchased gift certificates to give to the Eupora Police Department in thanks for its service to the community. Presenting the certificate to Sgt. Donald Card (second from r.) are Beta officers Embry Long, Christian Long … Read more

News Briefs

bids advertised
Bids are being taken for demolition of the Webster County Courthouse, which burned nearly three years ago in Walthall.
The now-100-year-old building burned Jan. 17, 2013. Following final settlement of insurance claims last month, the Board … Read more