By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
SCOOBA ‚Äî East Mississippi Community College’s ohn Franklin could hardly believe his eyes.
The sophomore transfer quarterback from Florida State just looked up at the scoreboard and shook his head in disbelief. “Sixty-nine points … Read more
By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times
Property owners in Eupora will not see a city tax increase during the next fiscal year.
The Eupora Board of Aldermen adopted the 2015-16 tax levy resolution during a special-called meeting Aug. 26. The … Read more
By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Mississippi State University
To keep the population of the official state reptile in check, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow alligator hunting for … Read more
From Press Reports
Mississippi high school student Michael Henderson appreciates the fact that he can go to school and not feel pressure from his classmates to use tobacco products.
“I am 100 percent behind the ‘no tobacco products on school … Read more
7:28 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and Scott Avenue; Mathiston FD, Mathiston PD, EMS respond.
9:56 a.m., medical, Snow Bottom Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.
2:28 p.m., medical, Shaw Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.… Read more
THURS, SEPT. 3
4/6 p.m. — Winston Academy at Central Academy
5/6 p.m. — East Webster at Noxapater
5/6:30 p.m. — French Camp at Ethel
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Bruce… Read more
From school reports
OXFORD – As the dog days of summer wind down, Ole Miss is wrapping up fall camp with the season opener against Tennessee-Martin looming this week. The Rebels concluded a two-hour practice Friday on the practice fields … Read more
Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary
After a conversation in which I had an uncertainty about the usages of alumna, alumnus, alumni and alumnae, I knew it would be good to review these terms and write … Read more
Soap-making workshop Sept. 3
Webster County Extension will be hosting a cold-process soap-making workshop on Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Eupora Depot. Spots are limited so call the Extension office at 258-3971 to … Read more
Rhonda McClain, DOB 10-19-63, WF; SO9 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/felony possession of cocaine (released Aug. 26 on $5,000 bond).
Joey McClain, DOB 10-15-70, WM; SO3 for Maben PD: hold for questioning/probation violation — Mississippi Department of … Read more