Letters to the Editor – 11/19/2014

Seeking justice in son’s death

My name is Daniel Schreckengost. My 15-year-old son Travis was killed on the evening of June 11, 2008, while crossing Highway 82 in Tomnolen on his dirt bike.

I would like to say to all … Read more

Church News – 11/19/2014

JOY Club
JOY Club will meet a little early this month because of the Thanksgiving holidays. The November potluck lunch is set for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Eupora’s fellowship hall.

People throughout the community … Read more

Time Capsules – 11/19/2014

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Nov. 23, 1939

Consider Plan for City Hall
Mayor L.W. Harpole has called a special meeting of the board of alderman for the purpose of considering the feasibility of constructing … Read more

Obituaries – 11/19/2014

Charlie Acker
Nov. 11, 2014
Services for Charlie Acker, 79, of West Point were Nov. 13, 2014, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial was in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point.… Read more

Treloar updates supervisors on MEMA funds

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s superintendent of education gave the Board of Supervisors an update on tornado recovery funds last week.

Superintendent Jack Treloar of the Webster County School District met with the board Nov. 3 concerning … Read more

Cochran, Nunnelee carry county

Poll worker Sybil Whitt helps Bobby Middleton with the voting machine at the Bellefontaine precinct.

From Staff Reports

Sen. Thad Cochran and U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee carried Webster County last week as the Republican incumbents both won re-election.

Cochran carried Webster with 75 percent of the vote in the Nov. 4 general election, compared to … Read more

Christmas Market downtown this Saturday


From Press & Staff Reports

“Christmas with the Arts” is the theme of Eupora’s Christmas Market, which will be downtown this Saturday, Nov. 15.

It all begins with the first 5K Reindeer Race from 8-9 a.m., which starts at the … Read more