Category: News

Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

Swearing-in of county officials Webster County elected officials for 2016-19 will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Eupora Community Center. Chancellor Kenny Burns will administer the oaths of office. Weight Watchers Start the new year off…

Sports Schedules – 12/30/2015

WED, DEC. 30 Prep Basketball TBA — East Webster Classic (East Webster, Eupora, Choctaw County entered) TBA — Newton Classic (Louisville Boys entered) College Football 2:30 p.m. — MSU vs. North Carolina State in Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C.

Keep safety in mind when riding ATVs

From NMMC-Eupora The riding of all-terrain vehicles is a common everyday event in Mississippi. Although most individuals keep safety in mind, there are some who overlook the possible dangers. Most individuals ride without helmets or have more than one rider…

E911 Calls: Webster – 12/30/2015

Dec. 21 12:44 p.m., suspicious activity, Greensboro Road; Webster SO responds. 3:08 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 82; Mathiston PD responds. 4:48 p.m., alarm, Gold Street; Eupora PD responds. 4:57 p.m., medical, McBride Street; Maben PD, Webster EMS respond. 5:41 p.m., medical,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 12/30/2015

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. My favorite month is January, the gateway to a new year of opportunities. According to “The American Educator,” the month was named in honor of Janus, the Roman god of…

East Webster opens Christmas tourney with wins

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The first day of the East Webster Christmas Classic was a successful one for host EWHS. The Lady Wolverines closed out strong to take a 47-35 win over Hebron Christian on Monday night, while…

Letters to the editor – 12/30/2015

Seeking info on Carver, Lusk, Cox families I am a genealogist/family historian and I would like to communicate with anyone who has knowledge of the Carver, Lusk and Cox families in Webster County.

Obituary – Mr. Gary White

After a struggle with cancer, Gary Oswald White, 61, of Starkville, MS passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS, Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Visitation was Saturday, December 26, 2015, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at…

Obituaries – 12/30/2015

Agnes Weeks Breland Dec. 8, 2015 Services for Agnes Weeks Breland, 93, of Mathiston were Dec. 10, 2015, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Revs. Roger Miller and Ralph Cain officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery in…

Obituary – Mr. Charles “Pete” McKee, Sr.

Bay Saint Louis, MS Mr. Charles “Pete” McKee, Sr., 80, died Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Gulfport. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in Sapa…