Category: News

Time Capsules – 02/17/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 13, 1941 Garys Open Big Concern Eupora’s fast-growing business section was augmented this week by the opening of a big general merchandise store, machinery warehouse and farm machine repair…

Sports Schedule – 02/17/2016

THURSDAY, FEB. 18 Prep Basketball TBA — Region 5-3A Tournament at Choctaw County TBA — Region 4-2A Tournament at Winona

Mississippi unfairly targeted by Carbon Dioxide Rule

From Press Reports U.S. Senators Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Gregg Harper, R-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., have issued a strongly-worded letter to three federal agencies that asserts…

City shows support for credit union

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times City leaders are formally showing their support for keeping a Eupora business open. Mayor Dan Burchfield told the Eupora Board of Aldermen on Feb. 1 that New Horizons Credit Union is considering closing its…

Representative Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood At the beginning of the week, Governor Bryant signed into law the economic package that the House and Senate passed last week during the Special Session. Midnight on Monday, February 8, was the filing deadline for all…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/17/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently a woman in Texas called in to American Family Radio’s Trivia Friday Show in an attempt to stump the panel of three AFR personalities.

Holmes Lady Bulldogs pick up three softball wins

From school reports   The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs split a doubleheader here Saturday with Spring Hill JV, losing 4-3 in game one and winning 8-2 in game two.   The Lady Bulldogs went to 5-2 overall. Holmes plays…

Calendar of Events – 02/17/2016

Walk-A-Weigh A Walk-A-Weigh program will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Doss Building. It will be presented by Jennifer Williams, FCS agent, Webster County Extension Service. With the high prevalence of high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes…

Pepper to speak at Lenten Lunch

From Eupora FUMC First United Methodist Church in Eupora invites the community to join in our annual “Lenten Lunch” services every Wednesday through March 23 at noon in our fellowship hall.