Category: News

Eagles drop tough region contest to Winona, 24-14

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School football team hopes to bounce back from its first Region 4-2A loss of the season when the Eagles play host to a powerful Calhoun City team on Friday night. The…

District governor visits Maben Lions Club

By Jane Collins, Secretary Maben Lions Club The Maben Lions Club met Oct. 13 at Trace-Way Restaurant in Mathiston for a regular meeting at noon. The program was called to order by President Shawn Nygard. After a brief business meeting…

Mathiston Veterans Memorial nears completion

Commemoration ceremony set for Nov. 8 for memorial By Chuck Bailey The Choctaw Plaindealer The new Mathiston Veterans Memorial is near completion. Just a few minor cosmetic additions still need to be added, and lighting for the American and Mississippi…

Rearing, not raising, children in today’s world

Our society places way too much faith in Facebook and social media in general. Since when did Facebook/social media determine what caliber of mother one is? Sure, I am still at that stage in my life where I do actually…

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