News

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/06/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Sometimes my weekly column is based on something that I have recently studied, and that is the case for this week. William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) is the Tippecanoe in the … Read more

Time Capsules – 05/06/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 9, 1940

Farmers Getting Results from Jacks
As a result of the livestock improvement program started and financed by the FSA five years ago among low-income farmers of Webster … Read more

911 Calls – 05/06/15

April 27
6:15 a.m., something in road, College Street; Mathiston PD responds.
11:39 a.m., medical, Airport Road; EMS, Eupora FD respond.
3:01 p.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.… Read more

Local residents Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

From Press Reports

Two Eupora residents have been initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Kenneth Newton was initiated at Mississippi State University and Rana … Read more

East Webster set to defend 2A tennis title Monday

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

With Madison St. Joseph in the rearview mirror, the East Webster High School tennis team can now set its focus directly on the prize — winning a second consecutive MHSAA Class 2A State … Read more

Tea Party Express endorses Henry Ross in upcoming election

From Press & Staff Reports

Tea Party Express, the nation’s largest Tea Party political action committee, is endorsing Eupora’s Henry Ross for Congress in Mississippi’s 1st District.

Tea Party Express Executive Director Taylor Budowich said, “In recent years, Mississippi has … Read more

Poll workers named for special election

Webster County poll workers for the May 12 special election for U.S. House of Representatives 1st Congressional District. First name listed is manager:

DISTRICT 1:
Eupora No. 1: Community House —Kaliska Marshall, Elizabeth Ann Hubbard, Sandra Head, Annette Roberts.
Bluff … Read more

Westwood residents attend educational event

For the Progress-Times

Residents of Westwood Park Apartments in Eupora attended an educational event by the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties on April 21.

They learned about the impact of secondhand smoke through a presentation by … Read more

Pine Tree Music Fest News – 05/06/15

Pine Tree Music Fest T-Shirts
May 22, Order deadline
It’s time now to order your 2015 Pine Tree Music Fest t-shirts! T-shirts are $12 and $13 (for 2X-3X). Order deadline by Friday, May 22. Order your shirt from any 20th … Read more