Man bound over on drug charge

From Staff Reports

A Mathiston man has been bound over from Eupora Municipal Court on a felony drug charge.

Jeremy Jones, charged with possession of methamphetamine, was bound over to await grand jury action in Webster County Circuit Court after … Read more

Corrections – 10/8/2014

The cutline for the Oct. 1“See You at the Pole” photos (Page 1) should have identified the top photo as being at Eupora High School and the bottom photo as being at East Webster High School.

Anna Willers of Maben … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 10/8/2014

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I like the CD of Charles Ives’ ”Four Sonatas” performed by American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn and Ukranian-born pianist virtuoso Valentina Lisitsa. Hahn and Lisitsa describe Sonata No. 1 as … Read more

Obituaries – 10/8/2014

Rachel Perkins McBride
Sept. 29, 2014

Services for Rachel Perkins McBride, 45, of Mathiston were Oct. 2, 2014, at Mathiston First Baptist Church with the Revs. Willy Weddle and William Carpenter officiating. Burial was in Clarkson Cemetery.

Mrs. McBride was … Read more

County jobless rate at 10.3 percent

By Russell Hood
Webster Progress-Times

The unemployment rate for Webster County fell 1.7 percentage points to 10.3 percent in August, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 12 percent in July and 11.7 percent in … Read more

City approves raises for part-time officers

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The Eupora Board of Aldermen approved pay raises for three part-time police officers during a special-called meeting Monday afternoon.

The police personnel matter was approved after discussion of an item placed on the agenda … Read more

See You at the Pole

Students at Eupora High School (top) and East Webster High School (bottom) gather for “See You at the Pole.” The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at both schools sponsored the services before classes began … Read more