Category: News

Johnson, four Wolverines, honored by MAC

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress-Times

East Webster head baseball coach Wes Johnson and four of his Wolverines were recently honored by the Mississippi Association of Coaches following their MHSAA Class 2A State Championship run this past spring.

Johnson was named … Read more

Time Capsules – 07/15/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: July 18, 1940

Cadaretta Had Rain
J.M. Pendergast, who for scores of years has been “the man who knows” around Cadaretta, states that between July 1 and July 12 over … Read more

Violence overrides the love, mercy and grace of God

By Bro. J.B .Rowe

On June 2, the evening news opened with a report of violence in a number of American cities. How many were shot, killed, wounded and maimed. This has been going on for some time and is … Read more

911 Calls – 07/15/15

July 6
3:40 p.m., medical, Golden LivingCenter-Eupora; EMS responds.
5:15 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 404, Bellefontaine; Webster SO responds.
6:09 p.m., residential burglary, West Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:30 p.m., medical, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston FD, EMS respond.
7:42 … Read more

Company expanding in Oktibbeha County

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant, the Golden Triangle Development LINK and officials from DPM Fragrance announced Monday the company is expanding through the construction of a new facility in Starkville.

The project will result in a minimum financial investment … Read more

Southern Company hoping to ‘spook’ everyone with fear of the dark

By Wyatt Emmerich

It is truly mind-boggling what fools the Atlanta Southern Company execs think we are. As their ill-conceived Kemper science project goes down the tube, they are resorting to the grossest of scare tactics, claiming Mississippi Power will … Read more

Eupora set to add two sports for 2015-16 school year

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Eupora High School will be providing two additional outlets for athletes to compete in for the 2015-16 school year, as EHS director of athletics Stephen Edwards confirmed the school will have both track and … Read more

EPD report – 07/15/15

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during June:
Speeding, 13; suspended driver’s license, two; no driver’s license, one; expired tag, one; no proof of insurance, one; seatbelt violation, two; leaving the scene of an accident… Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/15/15

1955 EHS class reunion
Eupora High School Class of 1955 will have its 60-year reunion July 18.
The reunion will be from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Central Service Grill in Eupora. For information call Elizabeth M. Cummings, 662-258-5204 or … Read more

Corrections – 07/15/15

A sentence in the July 8 article “Loyal subscriber celebrates 90th birthday” about Clara Collum Keller should have read, “Keller, who has subscribed to the Progress-Times since about 1942 and still receives it, may be the newspaper’s longest continuous subscriber.” … Read more