Category: News

Editorial roundup – 11/11/15

Initiative 42 predictably lost Initiative 42’s failure at the polls Tuesday was not all that surprising. Other than having more money to spend than the opposition, the effort to try to force the Mississippi Legislature’s hand when it comes to…

Murder defendant released on bond

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A Eupora man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his brother is out of jail pending possible indictment after a judge reduced his bail by half. Larry McMillian was released from the…

Ole Miss drops bizarre 53-52 SEC contest to Arkansas in OT

OXFORD – Sometimes, football doesn’t make sense. Trailing seven points in the first overtime and facing a 4th-and-25 from the 40-yard line, Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen completed a pass to Hunter Henry to the 26-yard line. Henry, while being tackled…

Northwest Mississippi gains MACJC title

SENATOBIA – The wait is finally over. For the first time in 16 long years, the Northwest Rangers are MACJC Football Champions, defeating Gulf Coast 34-24 on Saturday to claim its ninth football title in program history (2015, 1999, 1992,…

911 Calls – 11/11/15

Nov. 2. 7:43 a.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 and 50 intersection; EMS, Maben Fire, MHP respond. 10:29 a.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 4:34 p.m., activated fire alarm, Hall road; Eupora Fire respond. 5:16 p.m., medical, Cumberland Road; EMS respond.

Calendar of Events – 11/11/15

Turkey & Tinsel The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Turkey & Tinsel from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 12. This is what most businesses call Christmas Open House. Help us start the Thanksgiving and Christmas season in Choctaw County.

Eupora High School Honor Roll

Eupora High School has released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks: A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Maci Bowen Zada Hood Tanner Hughes Seventh Grade:

Letters to the editor – 11/11/15

Church seeks donations for food ministry We, the Rev. George Sanders, pastor of Pleasant Grove Robinson M.B. Church, and the members are working hard endeavoring to serve our community and surrounding areas by providing nutritious meals for the elderly and…

Faith believes and faith obeys

From Liberty UMC Greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral guidance of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor. November is National Diabetes Awareness month. We have been informed that one out four people may be a diabetic and unaware of…

Jail Docket – 11/11/15

Nov. 2 Ella Henley, DOB 10-09-32, WF; Mathiston 1: shoplifting. Samuel Johnson, DOB 05-13-77, WM; Webster 3 and MBN: possession of meth (ice). Marion L. Hill, DOB 07-15-80, BM, Webster 2 and MBN; sale of controlled substance (meth).