Category: News

Time Capsules – 03/02/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 27, 1941 Post Office Opens March 1 Postmaster A.W. Sugg Jr. has announced that the Eupora Post Office building, recently constructed at Eupora, will be opened for business March…

East Webster wins two tight contests to open season

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Two big innings made the difference for the East Webster fast-pitch softball team on Saturday, as they opened the 2016 season with a sweep. The Lady Wolverines scored two runs in the top of…

Eagles drop two close ones

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eagles of Eupora High School dropped a pair of close games in the Choctaw County Snowball Classic  on Saturday, falling to Houston 4-2 and Cleveland 3-1.

Letters to the Editor – 03/02/2016

Celebrating National Social Work Month Since 1965, the National Association of Social Workers has named March as the annual month to recognize the profession of social work. This year the NASW brings attention to how social workers confront some of…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 03/02/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. During Walter Cronkite’s years of serving as the anchor of “The CBS Evening News,” he made an appearance on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” whose story was based in a…

Jail Docket – 03/02/2016

Feb. 21 Katie A. Coslet, DOB 02-15-96, WF; Webster 5: trespassing. Feb. 22 Mitchell W. Burns, DOB 01-29-88, WM, Webster 3: warrant for bad checks, Mathiston: two counts of bad checks.

East Webster baseball set to host South Pontotoc, Winston Academy

By Austin bishop Webster Progress Times The Wolverines of East Webster head into the first full week of the season seeking their first win of the season. EWHS was set to host South Pontotoc on Tuesday and Winston Academy on…

Church Events – 03/02/2016

FBC Prayer Shawl Ministry The Prayer Shawl Ministry of First Baptist Church of Eupora will meet at 4 p.m. March 6 in the “Bride’s Room” of FBC Eupora. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, but do not…

911 Calls – 03/02/2016

Feb. 22 8:51 a.m., welfare concern, Second Avenue; Maben PD responds. 9:53 a.m., medical, Mantee Road; EMS responds. 10:21 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 82 East, Mathiston; MHP responds, notified Oktibbeha 911. 10:36 a.m., medical, Hwy. 182 East; EMS responds. 11:47 a.m.,…