Category: News

Eagles drop tough region contest to Winona, 24-14

Al Dumas running behind the blocks of Justin Richardson and Christian Long.
Photos by Richard Love/Ballshotz

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Eupora High School football team hopes to bounce back from its first Region 4-2A loss of the season when the Eagles play host to a powerful Calhoun City team on Friday night.

The … Read more

Patriotic program


At the October meeting of the Old Choctaw County Chapter, … Read more

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

Dickson presents a 20-year chevron pin to Rob Collins of Maben.

By Jane Collins, Secretary
Maben Lions Club

The Maben Lions Club met Oct. 13 at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston for a regular meeting at noon.

The program was called to order by President Shawn Nygard. After a brief business meeting … Read more

Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

The Mathiston Veterans Memorial.

Commemoration ceremony set for Nov. 8 for memorial

By Chuck Bailey
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added, and lighting for the American and Mississippi … Read more

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world


Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is?

Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually … Read more

Time Capsules – 10/21/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Oct. 24, 1940

Sheriff Gets Liquor Still
In a raid led by Sheriff J.P. Wright Friday afternoon of last week a 100-gallon whiskey still was destroyed and 110 gallons of … Read more

Jail Docket – 10/21/15

Oct. 12
Marneco Pratt, DOB 02-27-85, BM; Webster 5: possession of marijuana.
Dontarious Davis, DOB 05-14-97, BM; Eupora 5: burglary of a dwelling.
Oct. 13
Darry D. Morton, DOB 03-18-73, BM; walk-in: MDOC warrant.… Read more

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Thanks to supporters of tent revival

Praise God! A soul-saving tent revival Oct. 5-10 on Westwood Drive was a success. Souls were saved, rededicated, restored, revived and renewed in Jesus’ name!

I would like to give honor to where honor … Read more

Report from Liberty UMC

From Church Reports

We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.… Read more

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

Prep Football
7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater
Prep Volleyball
TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs
Junior College Football… Read more