Category: News

Allow God to fight your battles for you

From Liberty UMC We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. During the fourth Sunday in January worship service, the message came from 1st Samuel 17:14-48 titled “I Know Who…

City will offer sustainable recreational program

A Message from the Mayor Supervisors help city in many ways By Dan Burchfield, Mayor of Eupora I wanted to congratulate the citizens of our community for showing such a positive interest in the direction of our recreational programs on…

Webster County Grand Jury issues report

The Webster County Grand Jury empaneled Jan. 11 has issued a report of its investigations. According to the report, the grand jurors investigated no reported violations of the law and questioned no witnesses. As previously reported, however, the previous grand…

Editorial Roundup – 01/27/2016

Eaton a victim of ‘home cooking’ It was clear from the start that the Republicans in the state House of Representatives were going to figure out a way to overturn an election in east Mississippi that kept them one vote…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Jan. 23, 1941 Mathiston Life Scout With his father, Pearl G. Burdine of Mathiston, young Billy Burdine was an appreciated visitor at the office of The Webster Progress Monday. Young…

New director targets nutrition, health issues

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Sylvia Byrd is committed to improving the nutrition and health of low-resource households through her efforts as the new project director for the Mississippi State University Extension Service Office of Nutrition Education.

E911 Calls – 01/27/2016

Jan. 18 5:02 p.m., locked vehicle, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora Police Department responds. 6:48 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds. Jan. 19 10:58 a.m., lockout, McKinley Road; MPD responds.

Obituary – Mr. Charlie Hunt, Jr

Ackerman, MS Charlie Hunt, Jr., 86, a supervisor for Wonder Bread Company, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the Golden Living Nursing Center in Eupora, MS. Mr. Hunt was born September 2, 1929 in Choctaw County. He was a…

Obituary – Mr. Searcy Gilmer Sharp

Mr. Searcy Gilmer Tharp died Monday, January 18, 2016 at his home in Lodi,, MS. He was 81 years old. He was a retired insurance agent and farmer. He was of the Southern Baptist faith and a U. S. Army…

Obituaries – 01/27/2016

Earnestine Stevenson Haste Jan. 14, 2016 Memorial services for Earnestine Stevenson Haste, 83, of Ackerman were Jan. 21, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Rev. Roger Griffith officiating.