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Fondren named academic scholar

From press Reports The Office of Academic Affairs for Mississippi College has released its list of academic scholars for the 2012 fall semester. Ellen L. Fondren of Mathiston was named to the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s…

EES students take limo ride

From School Reports The Eupora Elementary School PTO rewarded students who sold 18 or more items in its annual fall fundraiser with a Hummer limo ride and pizza party at Whites Creek Lake on Nov. 14. The EES PTO thanks…

Blaylock named Rotary Student of the Month

From Staff Reports The Eupora Rotary Club has recognized Brad Blaylock as January’s Student of the Month. The Eupora High School senior serves as class president, and president of the Beta and Interact clubs. He is also a member of…

Calendar of Events

Mathiston COG Civil Servant Appreciation Day Mathiston Church of God will be having a Civil Servant Appreciation Day on Jan. 20 beginning at 11 a.m. The church is setting this date aside to honor those individuals that put their lives…

Hudson, Murphy to lead revival at FBC Eupora

From FBC Eupora The Rev. Wayne Hudson said he will focus on the importance of building a relationship with Jesus Christ as part of the revival set for Jan. 20-23 at First Baptist Church of Eupora. “Loving him, honoring him…

City accepts bid for water meters

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Previous action by the Eupora Board of Aldermen included accepting a bid for the purchase of automated water meters. The city received two bids for 400 wireless radio-read water readers, which aldermen took under…

[news Newton resigns as alderman

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Ricky Newton has resigned as Eupora’s Ward 3 alderman and the city has appointed Alvin “Buster” Duvall to serve out the remainder of his term. Newton, who was in his second term, resigned as…

Man’s death unrelated to crash

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The death of a man seven weeks after he crashed his vehicle while fleeing a Webster County deputy apparently wasn’t related to his injuries, according to Coroner Steve Wells. Rickey Robertson, 48, of Eupora…

Escaped inmate back in custody

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times An escaped Webster County Jail inmate is back in custody and his wife has been charged with helping him. Sheriff Tim Mitchell said U.S. marshals and county Sheriff’s Department deputies captured Davis Randle about…