News

911 calls

Oct. 14

8:35 a.m., alarm, Savannah Lake Road; Webster SO responds.

2:53 p.m., animal complaint, Old Walthall Road; WSO responds.

3:43 p.m., welfare concern, Church Street, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.

4:50 p.m., 911 hang-up, West Gould Avenue; Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Lung cancer leading cause of cancer death

From NMMC-Eupora

 

Each year, more people die of lung cancer than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. For 2013, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 228,190 new cases of lung cancer, with nearly 160,000 deaths … Read more

Church News

Sapa Baptist

Sapa Baptist Church will be hosting its annual “Fall Fellowship” on Oct. 26. The event starts at 2 p.m. with an opening prayer led by Brother Adam Berry.

Activities include Bible trivia and Jesus Bingo, both for adults … Read more

Aldermen hear traffic complaints

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has approved an initial traffic regulation measure in response to complaints about traffic problems on Clark and Fox avenues.

Rich Castle of 145 N. Gold St. and Craig … Read more

Scouting fun

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Cub Scouts Pack 30 of Eupora/Mathiston area spend some time at Mathiston Park. They enjoyed their time spent there by participating in a service project and helping pick up trash. Then they had an awards program, played games and just … Read more

EHS Homecoming Court

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Eupora High School will have Homecoming festivities at 6 p.m. Friday on Wofford Field before the Eagles’ football game against Bruce. The theme is “Timeless Tradition.” Friday’s Homecoming parade at 10 a.m. will feature the Homecoming maids on floats … Read more

Writing prompt winners

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East Webster High School fall writing prompt winners are Peyton Flora, Cayden Coble, Kami Fason, Cooper Stidham and Hallie Walls.

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Fire donations

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Woodmen of the World donated a new flag to the Mathiston Fire Department on Oct. 4. Woodmen Lodge 94 in Eupora donated the flagpole and the fire station’s first flag. The lodge also donated funds that enabled the department to … Read more

NWCC names field for Miles

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From Press & Staff Reports

 

Former Northwest Mississippi Community College baseball coach Jim Miles was honored during the college’s homecoming activities on Oct. 5 at the Senatobia campus.

He and his wife, Mathiston native Marguerite Williams Miles, live in … Read more

New coach

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Katie McDonald presented the program to the Eupora Rotary Club on Oct. 8. She is the new girls basketball coach at Eupora High School and assistant softball coach. The Atlanta native grew up in Grenada and has a master’s in … Read more