News

Mission Work Day set for Saturday

By Gwen Sisson

As a follow-up to last month’s Weekend of Encouragement, the Webster County Baptist Association is making plans for its first countywide Mission Work Day.

Martin Jacks, missions director for the Webster County Baptist Association, said each Baptist … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/01/2015

This federal case is a stretch

By Charlie Dunagin
McComb-Enterprise Journal

For decades — including during the civil rights era of the 1960s and a massive prosecution of county supervisors involved in kickback schemes 20 years later — federal law … Read more

EES Honor Roll

Eupora Elementary Honor Roll

Eupora Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the third nine weeks:… Read more

Time Capsules – 04/01/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 4, 1940

New Law Firm Locates Here
Coleman & Sugg is the name of Eupora’s new law firm that opened offices here this week.

The senior partner is the … Read more

Lady Bulldogs riding eight game winning streak

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs won all eight games they played last week to move to 9-5 in the MACJC North Division and 16-8 overall. HCC picked up a pair of doubleheader sweeps over Coahoma Community … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/01/2015

March 26
Justin K. Thomas, DOB 09-02-78, WM; Mathiston 2: DUI-1st, possession of controlled substance and possession of beer.
Justin K. Thomas, DOB 09-02-78, WM; Mathiston 2: domestic violence.… Read more

House of Representatives works through to deadlines

By Rep. Joey Hood

This week, conference members were assigned to bills which the Senate and House members did not agree or “concur” with changes that the other chamber made to a bill. Conferees from the House and Senate began … Read more

Calendar of Events – 04/01/2015

Retired Teachers meeting today
Webster County Retired Teachers will meet at 1 p.m. April 1 in the Mathiston Public Library. Rep. Joey Hood plans to be there to present the program.

Mathiston Easter egg hunt
The Civic League of Mathiston’s … Read more

E911 Calls – 04/01/2015

March 23
11:31 a.m., medical, Adams Avenue; EMS responds.
2:13 p.m., medical, Church Street; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
3:59 p.m., locked vehicle, Eupora PD responds.… Read more

Be prepared this tornado season

From Webster County 911

Webster County 911 would like everyone to be prepared this tornado season. Here are some tips from Emergency Centers for Disease Control.

Preparing for a Tornado

Being Prepared (Part 1)

Stay Tuned for Storm Watches and Read more