Category: News

Unsolved mystery baffles some historians

By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer No it’s not going to be on the TV drama show, Unsolved Mysteries, anytime soon, but the death of Brigadier General William Felix Brantley of the Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) is still one of…

Central Mississippi Inc. loses Head Start

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson Editor and Publisher The Winona Times WINONA — Central Mississippi Inc. has been terminated as the overseeing agency of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in six counties, including Webster. According to Patrick Fisher,…

Former French Camp standout Hosket signs with SEMO

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.

Eagles split pair headed into EW Christmas tourney

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School boys basketball team split a pair of contests last week, while the Lady Eagles lost both games they played. Both Eupora squads will be taking part in the East Webster…

Dear Santa – 2015

Dear Santa, I have been a very good boy this year! I would like a Bruder Police Jeep for Christmas this year. I hope you and Mrs. Claus are doing well! Love, Brewer Mann Dear Santa, I’ve tried to stay on…

Community blood drive upcoming

From Press Reports Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive in Eupora from noon-6 p.m. Tuesday. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the SuperValu in Eupora. Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while…

Congressional Contacts

1st District U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly Phone: 662-841-8808 or 202-225-4306 Local Field Office: Eupora Depot (middle room), 855 S. Dunn Mail: 1427 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 Website: www.trentkelly.house.gov

Time Capsules – 12/23/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 1940 Girls’ Auxiliary Have Christmas Party Mrs. Hugh Curry entertained with a lovely children’s party for the members of the Girls’ Auxiliary of the Baptist Church at her…

Calendar of Events – 12/23/2015

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.