News

Bishop celebrates her 90th birthday

Wyman and Fran Bishop at her 90th birthday celebration

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

”I believe in loyalty. When a woman reaches an age she likes, she should stick with it.” ~Eva Gabor

Friends, family and other interested parties converged on the fellowship hall of Double Springs … Read more

Rep. Hood addresses retired educators

By Sandra Dalton

 

The local Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi met Aug. 7 in the Mathiston Library.

President Sue Cooper called the meeting to order by welcoming all members old and news. Peggy Palmer gave an inspiring devotion on … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Is there a certain number of words that students need to know in order to succeed? Catherine Snow of Harvard University stressed that teachers need to teach the 26 letters … Read more

Young Lady Eagles set to host Eupora Classic Saturday

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times

 

The loss of four starters off last year’s team, non of which were seniors, meant second-year Eupora High School slow-pitch softball coach Kaley Harris would have to move some players around.

“We had one … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Barry Weston

Aug. 7, 2013

Cremation arrangements for Barry Alexander Weston, 81, of Mantee have been entrusted to Memorial Funeral Home of Houston. A private family memorial service will be held at a later time in Mantee.

He was … Read more

Sports Schedule

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

Prep Football

TBA — Choctaw Central at Noxapater in jamboree

6 p.m. — Meet the Eagles at Eupora

6 p.m. — Nanih Waiya vs. Enterprise in Newton County Jamboree

7 p.m. — Leake Central at Eupora in … Read more

Board approves student transfers

From Staff Reports

 

The Webster County School Board approved transfer requests for five students on Aug. 5.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented student transfer requests from Madison Reed, Colton Reed and Houston Davis, which were tabled at the … Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during July:

Speeding, 11; suspended driver’s license, one, suspended driver’s license (implied consent), one; expired tag, one; no insurance, three; DUI-1st offense (0.14 percent BAC), one; seatbelt violation, one;

improper equipment, one; improper … Read more

Supervisors, school officials discuss shortfall

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Supervisors and local school leaders met Friday to discuss possible ways to eliminate future revenue shortfalls in the Webster County School District.

The county school system has reported a projected shortfall of $165,629 … Read more