Category: News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 02/10/2016

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary. Recently I read a list of words related to this second month of the year that we’re in; one of the words is febrific, which I have for No. 5…

911 Calls – 02/10/2016

Feb. 1 8:32 a.m., MVA, Old Hwy. 82; Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mathiston FD, EMS respond. 1:23 p.m., medical, Ellison Road; EMS responds.

Ole Miss set to open 2016 season vs. FSU in primetime

From school reports OXFORD – The inaugural Orlando Kickoff game between the Ole Miss Rebels and Florida State Seminoles will be played Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, and will be televised by ESPN in its primetime slot. The Labor Day kickoff…

FUMC ‘Lenten Lunch’ series upcoming

By the Rev. Ron McDougald Eupora FUMC First United Methodist Church in Eupora invites the community to join in our annual “Lenten Lunch” services, beginning at noon Feb. 17 in our fellowship hall.

Jail Docket – 02/10/16

Feb. 1 Michael Williams, DOB 08-07-75, WM; Webster 5: failure to register as a sex offender (hold for Shelby County, Tennessee).

Prune crape myrtles, other plants properly

Because You Asked By Lisa Stewart, Extension County Director, Webster County Can I prune my crape myrtles now? According to Jeff Wilson, area horticulture specialist, we’ve all seen it happen, and some of us have even committed it. We try…

Rep. Hood gives legislative update

Rep. Joey Hood The Mississippi House of Representatives convened on January 5, 2016. Philip Gunn was re-elected Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives without opposition. During the month of January, the House addressed two (2) election contests that were…

Lady Eagles continue friendship into college softball careers

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times Courtney Hatcher and Emily Littlejohn have been fast friends since they were 7-years-old. That’s why it wasn’t so hard for the two Eupora High School fast-pitch softball standouts to decide to spend the next…

Sales tax collections released

From Staff Reports Sales tax revenue numbers that reflect November sales are in from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for area municipalities.

Time Capsules – 02/10/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Feb. 6, 1941 Col. Hitt Called to U.S. Army Arnold D. Hitt of Eupora, at present a member of the Mississippi State Highway Patrol, has received orders to report on…