News

Departments respond to fire calls

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From Staff Reports

The Eupora Fire Department extinguished two grass fires around 2 p.m. Saturday at highways 82 and 182 west of town.
Also last week, the EFD responded to a brush fire around 11 p.m. Aug. 18 on Lollars … Read more

Eupora band members attend camp

Hernandez, Blakely, Awad, Hood and Rollins.

From School Reports

Several Pride of Eupora band members attended Summer Band Camp 2014 at Itawamba Community College.
Students have auditions on the day they arrive and are placed in one of six different … Read more

MDAH approves Eupora High gym demolition

Eupora High’s gymnasium at 35 Clark Ave. was reconstructed from a building originally located at Camp McCain. Photo courtesy of DAVID PREZIOSI.

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

A state board has granted the Webster County School District permission to demolish Eupora High School’s gymnasium.
The building, which was completed in 1950, was designated a Mississippi Landmark in … Read more

Hwy 9 work

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Crews with subcontractor Cheek Inc. mill the roadway surface on the westbound ramp of Highway 9 South up to U.S. 82. They were working there Tuesday morning. Lehman Roberts is the primary contractor for the 1.7-mile Highway 9 resurfacing project … Read more

Pumpkins, green tomatoes at Farmers’ Market

Brothers Sonny and Raymond Poe brought this produce to the Maben Farmers’ Market. Photo courtesy of JANE COLLINS

By Jane Collins, Manager
Maben Farmers’ Market

The Maben Farmers’ Market featured pumpkins, green tomatoes and a variety of fresh produce grown in the Maben area.
Brothers Sonny and Raymond Poe brought the vegetables early Saturday morning to … Read more

‘Friends’ theme at storytime

Library Assistant Pat Ray (seated) read “Raggedy Ann and Andy Book of Friends” to the children at the Aug. 20 storytime.

By Librarian Fran Smith
Webster County Library

“Friends” was the theme during storytime at the Webster County Library on Aug. 20 as Ms. Pat read “Raggedy Ann and Andy Book of Friends” to the children.
Everyone enjoyed a time of … Read more

Jail docket

Aug. 15
Anthony Jackson, DOB 01-23-82, BM; Webster 4: petit larceny.
Aug. 21
Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93, BM; SO3: possession of controlled substance and … Read more