Category: News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/28/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I have on file an article by Katherine Schulten titled “12 Ways to Learn Vocabulary with The New York Times.”

Schulten, the editor of The Learning Network, pointed out that … Read more

Aldermen approve water meter purchase

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The purchase of additional radio-read water meters was discussed at length during previous meetings of the Eupora Board of Aldermen.

The city began the process of converting to an automatic meter reading system three … Read more

MSU ranked No. 25 after big SEC win over Kentucky

From school reports

Mississippi State returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll as the Bulldogs are ranked No. 25 following a 42-16 win over Kentucky on Saturday night.

State (6-2, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) received 103 points and is ranked … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/28/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 31, 1940

Salt Creek News:
Mrs. Emma Pittman of Eupora has been visiting friends and relatives in this community. She spent several days with Mrs. Rosalie Wilson, who has … Read more

E911 calls – 10/28/15

Oct. 19
10:25 a.m., welfare check, Scarbrough Road, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
12:07 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; WSO responds.
2:43 p.m., alarm, North Dunn Street; Eupora PD responds.
5:13 p.m., grass fire, Robertson Farm Road; Mantee FD, Mathiston … Read more

Calendar of Events – 10/28/15

Governor’s Job Fair Thursday
Choctaw, Montgomery and Webster counties will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center at 898 College St. in Ackerman from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29.
Job opportunities will be available in many … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Robert “Bobby” Anderson

Mr. Robert “Bobby” Anderson, 75, passed away on October 23, 2015. Services were held at Wise Reed Funeral on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. Visitation was held at Wise Reed Funeral Home on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Davis Augustus Morgan

Eupora, Ms.

Mr. Davis Augustus Morgan, 83, retired truck driver, died 10/22/15 at his residence in Tomnolen, Ms. Funeral Services were held 11:00 AM Saturday 10/24/15 at Tomnolen Baptist Church with burial in Greensboro Cemetery in Webster County, Ms. Rev. … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Dorothy Ann Stephens Ray

Mrs. Dorothy Ann Stephens Ray, 80, retired secretary and homemaker, died 10/22/15 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora, Ms. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Sunday 10/25/15 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Webster … Read more

Legals – 10/28/15


Sealed bids will be received by the Webster County School District, Eupora, Mississippi up to and not later than 10:15 A. M. on November 2nd, 2015 for the right … Read more