News

Eupora vs. Ackerman: The end of an era

By Tommy Gladney

A Grateful Fan

 

We didn’t know it at the time, but Oct. 12, 2012, was a red letter day as far as Eupora High School football is concerned.

Friday night, Oct. 12, on Wofford Field, Eupora … Read more

Methodist Cluster meets

By Terry Harpole

For the WPT

 

The Webster United Methodist Cluster met the night of July 16 in the fellowship hall at Maben Methodist Church.

Six of the seven churches making up the cluster were present. President John Jones … Read more

City officials attend MML conference

From Press, Staff Reports

 

Five city officials traveled to Biloxi last week for the Mississippi Municipal League’s 82nd annual conference.

The conference, which was July 15-17 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center, was themed “Strong Cities: … Read more

NMMC-Eupora offers cardiac rehab for heart patients

From Press Reports

 

Cardiac rehabilitation is a professionally supervised program to help people recover from heart attacks, heart surgery and procedures such as stenting and angioplasty.

Cardiac rehab programs provide education and counseling services to help heart patients increase … Read more

Gridiron Gold movie to be shown at Eupora High School

By Austin Bishop

The Webster Progress Times

 

A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere in Webster County in August, with two showings at the Eupora High School auditorium.

Mississippi Gridiron Gold is an … Read more

Calendar of Events

Civic League hosting singing

The Civic League of Mathiston will be hosting a gospel singing in Mathiston’s park on July 26 beginning at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in singing may contact Beverly Brown at 295-5147 or Betty Jeffcoats at 312-8724 … Read more

Jail Docket

July 16

John Jason Lee, DOB 07-07-69, WM; MDOC 323: MDOC hold.

July 17

James H. Wordlaw, DOB 12-25-69, BM; DOB 12-25-69, BM; SO9: vagrancy/panhandling.

Cameron R. Fisackerly, DOB 04-15-45, WM; Mathiston 2: improper equipment, improper passing and reckless driving.… Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I am doing a study of the play “Much Ado About Nothing.” In Elizabethan English, the word “nothing” was pronounced “noting.”

“Much Ado About Nothing” is a comedy in which … Read more

Obituaries

Allie Kate Collum Box

July 18, 2013

Services for Allie Kate Collum Box, 79, of Eupora were July 20, 2013, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Warren Hunt officiating. Burial was in McCurtain’s Creek Cemetery in … Read more

Engineer completes courthouse survey

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The fire-damaged courthouse is structurally sound and repairable but more testing is needed to verify the load-carrying capacity of the second-floor structure, according to an engineer’s survey.

Structural engineer Mark Watson of Shannon … Read more