News

Pittman fires no-hitter as Eupora opens season with win

By Austin Bishop
The Webster-Progress Times

The Eupora Eagles opened defense of their 2014 MHSAA Class 2A North State Baseball Championship in fine fashion on Saturday with an 11-0 win over Houlka.

Senior Trey Pittman fired a five-inning no-hitter for … Read more

Church News

Weekend of Encouragement
The Webster County Baptist Association will host a Weekend of Encouragement March 20-22.

Dr. Jeff Iorg, president of Golden Gate Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in San Francisco, will be the guest speaker for the event.

Services are … Read more

EPD Reports

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during February:

Speeding, seven; suspended driver’s license, four; disregard for school bus stop sign, one; disregard for traffic device, one; reckless driving, one; seatbelt violation, one; no proof of insurance, two; expired tag, … Read more

Jail Docket – 03/11/2015

March 3
Demond Moncrief, DOB 01-23-85, BM; Webster 5: two counts of sale of marijuana.
Jabari Kilbert, DOB 06-20-73, BM; G25: possession of paraphernalia.
Norman James, DOB 01-17-63, WM; Webster 4: hold for Mississippi Department of Corrections.… Read more

Savannah boil-water alert lifted

From Staff Reports

A precautionary boil-water alert that the Savannah Water Association had issued was lifted Friday, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Water from this system is now safe to drink.

The association had issued the self-imposed … Read more

Man pleads to officer assault

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A young man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to assaulting a Webster County law enforcement officer.

Daniel Mitchell, 20, pleaded guilty Feb. 23 in the vacation term of Webster County Circuit Court to … Read more

Vivians named best women’s player in Mississippi

From school reports

STARKVILLE — Victoria Vivians added another piece of hardware to her impressive freshman season as she was named the 2015 Gillom Trophy winner Monday at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson.

Vivians became … Read more

Holmes CC claims Region XXIII Championship

CLINTON —- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs jumped out early on the Pearl River Community College Wildcats and led for 39 minutes before the Wildcats were able to tie the game at 72 with one minute left in regulation and … Read more