Category: News

Time Capsules – 10/21/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Oct. 24, 1940 Sheriff Gets Liquor Still In a raid led by Sheriff J.P. Wright Friday afternoon of last week a 100-gallon whiskey still was destroyed and 110 gallons of…

Jail Docket – 10/21/15

Oct. 12 Marneco Pratt, DOB 02-27-85, BM; Webster 5: possession of marijuana. Dontarious Davis, DOB 05-14-97, BM; Eupora 5: burglary of a dwelling. Oct. 13 Darry D. Morton, DOB 03-18-73, BM; walk-in: MDOC warrant.

Letters to the editor – 10/21/15

Thanks to supporters of tent revival Praise God! A soul-saving tent revival Oct. 5-10 on Westwood Drive was a success. Souls were saved, rededicated, restored, revived and renewed in Jesus’ name! I would like to give honor to where honor…

Report from Liberty UMC

From Church Reports We bring you greetings from Liberty United Methodist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor.

Sports Schedules – 10/21/15

THURSDAY, OCT. 22 Prep Football 7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at Noxapater Prep Volleyball TBA — Second Round of MHSAA Playoffs Junior College Football

911 Calls – 10/21/2015

Oct. 12 11:59 a.m., disturbance, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds. 12:52 p.m., suspicious person, Hwy. 9; WSO responds. 6:45 p.m., B&E in progress, Old Walthall Road; Eupora PD, WSO respond. 7:13 p.m., alarm, North Dunn Street; EPD responds. 8:29 p.m.,…

Bulldogs improve to 5-2 with win over visiting Louisiana Tech

From school reports STARKVILLE — Mississippi State (5-2) downed Louisiana Tech (4-3) 45-20 as part of Homecoming on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. After a slow start following the 11 a.m. kickoff, MSU rallied from a 14-0 deficit in the…

Holmes takes North Division win over Coahoma, 34-17

From school reports Holmes Community College freshman running back Matt Fuller punished the Coahoma Community College Tigers last Thursday night in Clarksdale rushing for 180 yards and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs won 34-17.

School Board awards shortfall note

From Staff Reports The Webster County School Board has awarded a shortfall note after receiving proposals from three banks. The board approved a resolution Sept. 14 declaring a revenue shortfall of $32,560 for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The resolution authorized…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Leigh Davis Director of Radiology/Mammography Technologist NMMC-Eupora The Radiology staff at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora is committed to the needs of women in our area. NMMC-Eupora employs a powerful weapon in the battle against breast cancer—digital mammography. NMMC-Eupora’s Radiology…