Maben slates Johnthan Banks Day


By Terry Harpole

For the WPT


The town of Maben will be having a “Johnthan Banks Day” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the W.O. “Bill” Shivers Park pavilion next to the library on Main Street (Second Avenue).

The honoree … Read more

Jail Docket

June 10

Charles Gary, DOB 08-09-51, BM; MDOC 133: probation violation.

June 11

William K. Chism, DOB 03-12-68, WM; Eupora 4: contempt of court.

June 12

Jarvis Chism, DOB 02-23-83, BM; SO3: sale of marijuana.

Douglas Shea Gentry, DOB 06-28-77, … Read more

Flowers for LTC


North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Auxiliary has purchased flowers and hanging baskets for the porch of the Long Term Care facility. Auxiliary members, NMMC-Eupora employees and residents are gathered on the porch.

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Education notes

Boatman earns

MSCPA award

Ethan Boatman was awarded the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Graduating Senior Award at the Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy Scholarship & Awards Banquet in April.

Ethan was chosen from the group of … Read more

Webster County Grand jury issues report

Grand jurors empaneled Monday on the opening day of Webster County Circuit Court have submitted a report of their investigations.

The grand jury investigated no reported violations of law and questioned no witnesses, resulting in no true bills, according to … Read more

City parks prepare for summer, winter sports

By Daniel Brunty

The Webster Progress -Times


Baseball in the summer is a rich tradition here in Eupora, and most people remember watching games in the park when they were younger. Back then baseball was one of the only … Read more

Vet camp offers experience for students

By Kaitlyn Byrne

MSU Office of Ag Communications


Students interested in veterinary school had an opportunity to get an inside look at the profession during the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Camp.

During the three-day camp, … Read more

Woman killed in 2-car crash

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


An Ackerman woman was killed Saturday morning in a two-car accident on U.S. 82 in Webster County.

The wreck happened about 3 miles west of Mathiston around 7:20 a.m., according to Cpl. Criss … Read more

Maben resolves election issue

From Press Reports


State law requires cities to submit their certified election results to the secretary of state’s office within five days of the 2013 general election. The deadline for cities to submit their certified results to the office … Read more

911 calls

June 10

8:47 p.m., Hwy. 340; transferred to Chickasaw 911.

9:01 p.m., Davis Road; transferred to Clay 911.

10 p.m., medical, Church Street; EMS responds.

June 11

11:03 a.m., MVA, Natchez Trace Parkway; NTP, EMS, WSO, Clarkson FD, Cumberland FD … Read more