Category: News

Letter to editor – 09/16/15

Thanks from Lollar family

Many thanks to everyone who joined us on our special event celebrating our 50th anniversary.… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 09/16/15

Watch out for deer

The recent snap in cool weather has been a welcome change from the long, hot summer that’s typical of the Delta.

But as the temperatures drop and as deer hunting and mating seasons approach, that also … Read more

EPD report – 09/16/15

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during August:

Speeding, 11; no driver’s license, two; suspended driver’s license, one; suspended driver’s license-implied consent, one; expired tag, two; no proof of insurance, four; seatbelt violation, two; noise ordinance violation, one;… Read more

Slow start costs Holmes in 40-14 North Divison loss

From School Reports

Costly mistakes early in the contest helped the Itawamba Community College Indians jump ahead of the Holmes Community College Bulldogs in the first quarter, and the Bulldogs then played from behind the remainder of the game and … Read more

Bull & Barrels fundraiser slated

From Staff Reports

A Bull and Barrels event will be Oct. 31 at the Louisville Coliseum. This is a fundraiser for Colton Mewbourn of Ackerman, who will compete in Miniature Bucking Bulls during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas … Read more

Correction – 09/16/15

East Webster High School quarterback Jack Wilson (6) was carrying the ball in the left photo accompanying the Sept. 9 article … Read more

911 Calls – 09/16/15

Sept. 7
3:07 p.m., alarm, Westwood Drive; Eupora Police Department responds.
3:44 p.m., medical, Shaw Road; EMS, Walthall Fire Department respond.
7:07 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 182; EPD responds.
7:13 p.m., fight, Naron Avenue; EPD responds.… Read more

Jail Docket – 09/16/15

Sept. 7
Dusty Williams, DOB 11-22-94, WM; Webster 7: possession of meth and possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle.
Sept. 8… Read more

Time Capsules – 09/16/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Sept. 19, 1940

Lumber Phenomenon
Doug Brown, employee of Taylor Brothers Lumber Co., was displaying a piece of two-by-six pine lumber last week with a hickory nut embedded in it, … Read more