News

‘Road to Life 6” blood drive Friday

From Press Reports

Life is a journey fraught with detours and roadblocks like illnesses and injuries. Sometimes they become life-threatening – they turn into more than a bump in the road. Blood donors don’t take these “road hazards” away, they … Read more

Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Mary Ann Copeland, in the book Soap Opera History shares an anecdote about something that happened to Gloria Monty (1921-2006), the director of The Secret Storm. For a period during … Read more

Calendar of Events

Prairie Opportunity public hearing

Prairie Opportunity Inc. Community Action Agency will conduct a public hearing on… Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:
June 22, 1939

Peery’s Novel Will Be Released Sept. 6

“Stark Summer,” a novel written by James Robert Peery and placed with Harper & Brothers last year, will be on … Read more

Camp for aspiring sports writers set for July 26

From staff reports

Those interested in learning to write sports for a hobby or profession or how to have their sports photographs published are invited to take part in a sports writing/sports photography camp that will be held at three … Read more

911 calls

June 9

7:48 a.m., locked vehicle, East Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
8:45 a.m., alarm, … Read more

Know your risk of stroke

From NMMC-Eupora

Anyone can have a stroke no matter your age, race or gender. But the chances of having a stroke increase if a person has certain risk factors, or criteria that can cause a stroke.
Men traditionally have had … Read more

Unemployment rate 10.2 percent

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County dropped to 10.2 percent for April.
That’s according to the latest data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. The rate was 12 percent in March and 11.4 … Read more

City battling neighborhood blight

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

City officials have begun taking action toward cleaning up neighborhood blight in Eupora.
Six addresses have been identified as blighted and are scheduled for a public hearing before structures on the lots are torn … Read more