News

Team’s effort pleases first-year Eupora head coach

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress TImes

First-year Eupora High School head football coach Stephen Edwards spent a little time working the phone Monday after his team’s first preseason practice of the year.

“I talked to a lot of my (coaching) … Read more

Public hearing set for Aug. 20

Prairie Opportunity, Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on August 20, 2015 at 4:00 at the Eupora Community Center located at 150 N Dunn St. (adjoined to the Police Department.)  … Read more

911 Calls – 08/05/15

July 27
2:45 p.m., dispute, West Figgatt Avenue; Eupora Police Department responds.
4:35 p.m., speeding vehicle, Hwy. 82; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.
6:17 p.m., gas leak, Hwy. 82 and College Street, Mathiston; Mathiston PD, Atmos Energy respond.… Read more

Obituaries – 08/05/15

Sandra Ann Griffin
July 30, 2015
Services for Sandra Ann Griffin, 63, of Mathiston were Aug. 2, 2015, at Double Springs Methodist Church with the Revs Coy Fulgham and Tommy Temple officiating. Burial was in Clear Springs Cemetery in Oktibbeha … Read more

Legals – 08/05/15

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Churches sponsor ‘Bible Club at the Lake’

Pastor William Carpenter of Mantee Baptist Church serves refreshments.

For the WPT

Volunteers from Harvest Bible Fellowship Church of Rochester, N.Y., hosted a special “Bible Club at the Lake” event at the pavilion at Whites Creek Lake from June 20-23.

The week closed with a block party/carnival in the … Read more

Control, manage squirrels on your property

KAT LAWRENCE/MSU AG COMMUNICATIONS
Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, seeds, acorns, mushrooms, insects and leaves from forested habitats, they also enjoy readily available food from backyard and agricultural habitats, which often causes conflict between squirrels and homeowners.

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
MSU Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Squirrels look cute and cuddly, but anyone who tries to feed birds knows they can be persistent thieves at the bird feeder.

Although squirrels traditionally gather nuts, … Read more