Davis named UA Ambassador

Dustin Davis

From press reports

Dustin Davis, son of Larry and Julie Davis of Atlanta and the grandson of Robert and Yvonne Hitt of Eupora, has been selected to serve as a student Ambassador for the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa for … Read more

Old Walthall Road house floods

Water surrounds the Old Walthall Road home of Pearlie Westmoreland, which flooded Monday morning.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

A Eupora woman is dealing with the aftermath of her home being suddenly flooded Monday morning.
“I’ve never seen it move that fast before,” Pearlie Westmoreland said of the water that flooded her property … Read more

Senators honor fallen police officers


From Press Reports

U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on May 14 offered tributes as part of National Police Week to honor the Mississippi law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
The senators’ … Read more

Savannah Lake levee breaks; no homes damaged

Water gushes from Savannah Lake after the levee breach.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Road repairs continue after a levee broke Monday afternoon on a private lake in northeastern Webster County. Officials say no homes were damaged.
Jimmy Forrester, Webster County Emergency Management Agency public information officer, said … Read more

Faulk named Teacher of the Year at Winona Elementary

Iva Ruth Faulk

By Amanda Sexton Ferguson
Editor and Publisher

WINONA – In just her second year as an educator, special education teacher Iva Ruth Faulk was named Winona Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year.
“I was pretty amazed that I got [Teacher … Read more

EES students win Eagle Bucks

$100 winners

From School Reports

A number of students in each grade at Eupora Elementary School were second-semester Eagle Buck winners.
Each classroom teacher gave $25 worth of prizes. EES thanks … Read more

Crenshaw among fallen officers remembered

Cpl. Keith Crenshaw of Eupora was among fallen officers remembered at this year’s law enforcement memorial for Mississippi officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. Eupora Police Department representatives paying respects at the May 13 ceremony in Jackson are Officer Derek May, Cpl. Mitch Jackson, Chief Gregg Hunter, Administrative Assistant Milinda Norwood, Sgt. Donald Card and Cpl. Lawrence Caradine.

From Press and Staff Reports

The Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police and the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office hosted the fourth annual Mississippi Fallen Law Enforcement Officers’ Candlelight Vigil on May 13 at the memorial wall across from the state … Read more

Delegates, clergy busy at UMC Conference

From Liberty UMC

Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.
Last week was a busy week for the clergy and lay delegates of the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. The … Read more

911 calls

June 2

7:58 a.m., alarm, Oak Tree Lane; Eupora Fire Department responds.
12:56 p.m., alarm, … Read more