Sports schedules


Prep Basketball

6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Choctaw County

6:30 p.m. — Winston Academy at Tri-County

Junior College Basketball

5:30 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central

5:30/7:30 p.m. — Northwest Miss. at East Mississippi

6/8 p.m. … Read more

911 Calls

Jan. 13

7:48 a.m., medical, Gum Street; EMS responds.

8 a.m., medical, Old Walthall Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond.

12:55 p.m., alarm, Adams Avenue; Eupora PD responds.

2:57 p.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.

7:10 p.m., MVA, Wood Circle; Mathiston … Read more

Start 2014 off right by kicking the habit

From Press Reports


If quitting smoking is your New Year’s resolution this year, then you’re in good company. Plan ahead and make this healthy resolution a reality.

Quitting smoking can be challenging. Help is only a phone call or … Read more

City tax collections drop slightly

From Staff Reports


Eupora saw a $456 decrease in sales tax collections during November.

The city reported $35,075 in sales tax for November, down from $35,531 for the same month in 2012. Since the state fiscal year began July … Read more

Eupora boys, girls split pair of non-division games

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress-Times


The Eupora High School boys and girls basketball teams have one more non-division match-up ahead of them before they return to region play on Tuesday, Jan. 28 when they pay a visit to … Read more

Woo receives MTA Local Coordinator award

From Press Reports


Dawn Woo was selected to receive the Mississippi Tennis Association 2013 Junior Local League Coordinator of the Year award.

This award is presented to a local coordinator who shows program growth, outstanding organizational skills and implements … Read more

Application deadline for CSP extended

From Press Reports


The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is extending the Conservation Stewardship Program application period for new enrollments for federal fiscal year 2014. Producers interested in participating in the program can submit applications to … Read more

Holmes Bulldogs snap three-game losing streak

From school reports


The Holmes Community College Bulldogs broke a three-game losing streak here Monday afternoon with an impressive 80-66 win over Baton Rouge Community College, who had defeated the Bulldogs earlier in the season.

With the win, the … Read more

Jail Docket

Jan. 14

Michael S. Cole, DOB 09-08-87, WM; Eupora 3: contempt of court.

Terry F. Hurst, DOB 04-02-68, WM; SO3: domestic violence/simple assault.

Carol S. Chandler, DOB 02-02-47, WF; SO9: simple assault.

April Hurst, DOB 12-27-74, WF; SO9: domestic violence/simple … Read more

Books Bygone: Washday and books of great thinkers

By Marica Bernstein


My library contains a lot of old books by Great Thinkers addressing life’s most profound questions. What does it mean to flourish as a human being? How can we believe in a benevolent God in the … Read more