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Striped bass can grow as long as 6 feet

By James L. Cummins
Special to The Progress-Times

The striped bass (Morone saxatilis), or “striper,” is native to most of the East Coast and along portions of the Gulf of Mexico. While stripers mostly inhabit the whole coast surf, reefs, … Read more

Fireworks safety important for 4th of July

By Todd Shettles
NMMC-Eupora

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate so take the proper precautions and don’t make this holiday one to regret.
North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers … Read more

Time Capsules Compiled

by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
July 6, 1939

Crop Disaster Seen in County

Since last week’s report, the conditions have steadily gotten worse, and… Read more

Clarkson shooting ruled self-defense

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Investigators are calling a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night in Clarkson an act of self-defense.
Sheriff Tim Mitchell said … Read more

3 injured in head-on collision

TOMNOLEN FD
Michael Johnson and Chief Joe Huffman of the Tomnolen Fire Department, and Assistant Chief Mitch Jackson of the Eupora Fire Department assist in extricating the driver from one of the trucks involved in Monday’s accident on Greensboro Road.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Three people were injured Monday morning when two pickup trucks collided on Greensboro Road, according to the Webster County Sheriff’s Department.
The accident occurred about 8 a.m. north of Center Road when the two … Read more