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Free breakfast for veterans at McDonald’s

From Press Reports

 

McDonald’s restaurants throughout North Mississippi will honor veterans, active duty and military reserve force members with free breakfast on Veterans Day.

Between the hours of 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. Monday, participating restaurants will serve each veteran, … Read more

Jail docket

Oct. 29

Latonya Shelton, DOB 03-29-85, BF; MDOC 324: probation violation.

Joey McClain, DOB 10-15-70, WM; Mathiston 3: improper use of blue light, suspended DL and possession of controlled substance.

Oct. 30

Isaac A. Gunn Jr., DOB 02-07-88, BM; SO3: … Read more

City seeks new police officer

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The city is beginning the process of hiring a new police officer.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Monday to advertise for two weeks for a full-time policeman. The action followed a 40-minute … Read more

911 calls

Oct. 27

6:37 p.m., motor vehicle crash, Hwy. 82 West, eastbound side; Webster SO, EMS, MHP, Tomnolen FD respond.

6:43 p.m., MVC, Hwy. 82 West, eastbound side; WSO, MHP respond.

7:41 p.m., unwanted person, 633 Draine Road; WSO responds.

10:38 … Read more

Comet ISON this way comes

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program called “Comet ISON This Way Comes!” This presentation will be given on Friday, November 8, 2013, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Dr. Donna Pierce.

Comets have both frightened … Read more

Importance of flea prevention all year round

By Dr. Brandy Middleton Boykin

 

Fleas can be an overwhelming parasites during the warmer months. The reason flea infestation can occur so quickly during the warmer months is because the environment is ideal for the flea life cycle. Fleas … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 10, 1938

Town Farmers

On display at The Progress office this week was a huge white turnip, weight six pounds, grown by Dr. S.G. Maddox, popular dentist and alderman; … Read more

Four tough losses close out season for East Webster

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times

 

East Webster’s season-ending loss to Eupora on Friday night was a tough one for the Wolverines, bringing to culmination a four-game stretch that saw a six-game winning streak turn into a series of … Read more

Storytime goes ‘Click, Clack, Boo!’

By Librarian Fran Smith

Webster County

Public Library

 

Children arrived dressed in their favorite Halloween costume for storytime at Webster County Public Library in Eupora on Oct. 30.

After a time of singing, Ms. Bonnie read “Click, Clack, Boo!” … Read more

Karaoke contest Saturday

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

Beginning at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, the Choctaw County Karaoke Committee will have its first-ever karaoke contest and concert.

This event is going to be held at Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman. The … Read more