News

City board adopts millage; no tax increase

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

State’s alligator numbers allow hunting for 10th year

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

School is in — smoking is out

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

911 Calls – 09/02/15

Aug. 24
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

Sports Schedules – 09/02/15

THURS, SEPT. 3
Prep Softball
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

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 09/02/15

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

Calendar of Events – 09/02/15

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

Jail Docket – 09/02/15

Aug. 25
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

Legals – 09/02/15

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WEBSTER COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 2015-44… Read more