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Dig into Reading’ at Maben SRP

Smith shows the children the stuffed head of a wild pig

By Dottie Dewberry

For the WPT

 

Beverly Smith from the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge presented the first of a three-part series titled “Dig into Reading” at the summer reading program at the Maben Public Library on June … Read more

Eupora’s Steadman takes softball MVP honors

Steadman behind the plate.

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times

 

When it comes to softball, Allie Steadman likes to keep everything in front of her.

That’s why the rising senior at Eupora High School enjoys being behind the plate more than any other position.… Read more

Three county players on State Games baseball team

By Austin Bishop

Webster Progress-Times

 

Three local players will be a part of the District 4 All-Star team that will take part in the State Games of Mississippi Baseball Tournament at Meridian Community College’s Scaggs Field on June 19-23.… Read more

Eupora Police Department Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges/incidents during May:

Speeding, 24; suspended driver’s license, three; suspended driver’s license-implied consent, two; no driver’s license (expired), one; disregard for traffic device, one; seatbelt violation, one; expired tag, one; no tag, two; no … Read more

City accepts HOME bids

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

 

The Eupora Board of Aldermen has accepted housing contractor bids for two houses involved in the city’s Homeowner Rehabilitation Grant.

The city has received a grant from the Mississippi Development Authority to demolish … Read more

Jail Docket

June 3

Angela Kay Smith, DOB 01-22-77, WF; SO7: suspended DL.

Angela Kay Smith, DOB 01-22-77, WF; Maben 1: uttering forgery.

Charles Ray Hunt, DOB 08-24-80, BM; Eupora 3: shoplifting.

June 5

Lewis Bright, DOB 05-16-69, WM; MDOC: court.

Paige … Read more

Calendar of Events

Instrumental

Music Festival

The Chickasaw County Instrumental Music Festival will be June 15 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Joe Brigance Memorial Park in Houston. For more information call 1-800-931-8120. Bring your lawn chairs.

Mathiston Summer

Reading Program

The 2013 Summer … Read more

Obituaries

Lucille Ray Downing

June 3, 2013

Services for Lucille Ray Downing, 93, of Eupora were June 7, 2013, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Lynn Downing, Jim Reed and Rob Faulk officiating. Burial was in French … Read more

911 calls

June 4

9:38 a.m., alarm, Westwood Park; Eupora PD responds.

4;35 p.m., medical, McBride Street; Maben FD, EMS respond.

4:48 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Tomnolen FD, EMS respond.

6:07 p.m., dispute, Airport Road; Webster SO responds.

9 pm., trespassing, Second … Read more