News

Board fields concerns about log trucks

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

Eupora aldermen took action Monday night after hearing safety concerns about loaded log trucks on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the city limits.

Junior Shaw (Ward 1) said he was concerned about … Read more

Obituaries

William F. ‘Bill’

Coleman Sr.

Sept. 30, 2013

Services for William Floyd “Bill” Coleman Sr., 87, of Ackerman were Oct. 3, 2013, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman with the Revs. Jerry Lawson and Rev. Danny Irvin officiating. Burial was … Read more

Jail Docket

Sept. 30

Kristie Keeton, DOB 08-09-63, WF; Maben 2: warrants for Webster: trespassing and disturbing the peace.

Oct. 2

Amanda Hill, DOB 07-27-80, WF; Webster SO: released on $20,000 bond per SO1.

Oct. 3

Donta Ashford, DOB 09-22-87, BM; SO3: … Read more

Story Hour includes nature walk

By Librarian Mary Boutwell

Maben Public Library

 

Sept. 27 was an adventurous time at the Maben Public Library’s Story Hour.

We went on a nature walk to find leaves. Our story was a science reader titled “Colorful Leaves.” We … Read more

Screening program can help to identify depression

By Press Reports

 

Depression affects all walks of life. From young adults to the elderly and across all races, nearly one in 10 people in the U.S. suffer from depression and the Mississippi statistic is even higher. Screening for … Read more

Church News

FBC Eupora

The dedication service for the newly renovated sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Eupora is set for Oct. 13. Join us for worship at 11 a.m. and a potluck lunch at the Family Life Center, followed by a … Read more

Calendar of Events

NMMC-Eupora

Health Fair

North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will host a Health Fair at the hospital on Oct. 10 from 3-6 p.m. NMMC-Eupora is located at 70 Medical Plaza.

Free and low-cost health screenings will be offered, including blood pressure checks, … Read more

Sports notes

MHSAA takes no action on private schools

For a couple days last week the rumor mill was whirling concerning whether or not the Mississippi High School Activities Association was going to ban private schools from the organization beginning with the … Read more

911 Calls

Sept. 30

11:05 a.m., livestock, Hwy. 82; MHP responds.

5:10 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 9 North; Webster SO responds.

Oct. 1

1:46 a.m., medical, Hwy. 15; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.

6:15 a.m., domestic, First Avenue; Mathiston PD responds.

8 a.m., alarm, … Read more

Holmes Community College drops division game

From press reports

 

East Mississippi Mississippi Community College scored 35 points in the first half en route to a 55-0 North Division win here Thursday night.

With the loss, the Bulldogs fall to 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the … Read more