Category: News

911 Calls

Dec. 26

10:36 a.m., hunters on side of road, Hwy. 404; Webster Sheriff’s Office responds.

12:21 p.m., limb fell on power line; Natchez Trace Electric Power Association, Tomnolen FD respond.

2:57 p.m., medical, Cummings Road; EMS responds.

3:10 p.m., medical, Read more

20th Century Club honors Hankins

From Club Reports

Melissa Hankins was selected as GFWC-MFWC Eupora Twentieth Century Club’s 2016 Clubwoman of the Year.MelissaHankins01-04

This distinction recognizes clubwomen who have participated in numerous club activities and have gone above and beyond in volunteer efforts.

Hankins has Read more

NMHS providers earn national diabetes recognition

From Press Reports

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has recognized two local health care providers affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services for providing quality care to diabetes patients.

Those earning recognition during 2016 included Emily Sesser, CFNP, of Maben Read more

Hebron Honor rolls

Hebron Christian School has released its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks:

A Honor Roll

Jackson Aldridge, Eli Aldridge, Kase Brooks, Steele Brooks, Shelbie Brown, Levi Cantrell, Elaina Carter, Elisha Carter, Makella Chandler, Kayla Crowley, Sarah Davenport, Calleigh Davis, Read more

Maben VFD holds Christmas supper

By Dottie Dewberry

Maben volunteer firemen and their families gathered in the First Baptist Church of Maben fellowship hall the night of Dec. 5 for a time to fellowship with friends, family and brother/sister firemen after another safe year.MabenVFD01-04

Fire Read more

EHS window treatments to become reality

From Press Reports

Thanks to former students, teachers and friends of Eupora High School, the EHS Alumni Association was able to reach its fundraising goal to purchase window treatments for Latham Auditorium at the historic high school (Central Office Building).Read more

Bellefontaine, Walthall fire departments combine

From Staff Reports

The Bellefontaine Fire Department is combining with the Walthall Fire Department, according to Walthall Fire Chief Casey Henderson.

Walthall will take over the entire Bellefontaine Fire District, station and trucks, he wrote in a message posted Friday Read more

Youth enjoy expanded soccer league

By Gwen Sisson

It is the first year Eupora has had soccer available for older children and teens, and soccer Coach Randee Jernigan said her team “didn’t want the season to end!”SoccerLeague01-04

“Being a coach this year in Eupora,” she Read more

$81,000 of stolen property recovered

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Webster and Montgomery County authorities have arrested three people in connection with the theft of  vehicles, trailers and other equipment in Stewart.TheftArrests:Corley01-04 TheftArrests:Robertson01-04 TheftArrests:Williams01-04

The arrests came after the family of Lee Crosby came to the Read more

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 25, 1941

Hawk and Bird with One Shot

Since County Agent Bob Hobson was transferred by the authorities to Iuka, this community for two years has suffered from a lack of “tall stories.” But this week Read more