Category: News

E911 – 03/18/2015

March 9
7:20 a.m., medical, Spring Valley road; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
3:04 p.m., car fire, Mantee Road; Mantee FD, Webster SO respond.
March 10
6:50 a.m., car in ditch, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.
11:45 a.m., medical, Medical … Read more

Eupora’s Ross among congressional candidates

From Press and Staff Reports

Henry Ross of Eupora is among candidates running to represent Mississippi’s 1st District in the U.S. Congress.

He will be a candidate in the May 12 special election to fill the seat of the late … Read more

Swing-Bed Program provides support for patients, their family

From Press Reports

The Swing-Bed Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers further rehabilitation after a patient’s acute care stay in the hospital has ended.

The program’s goal is to help patients make optimal physical progress while educating and assisting … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/18/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 21, 1940

Giant Still is Captured
The result of Sheriff Phillip Wright’s first major riding party was the capture of a giant still Sunday afternoon five miles north of … Read more

Don’t work in your garden until soil is dry

By David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialist

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Allow the soil to dry before working in the garden.

If you have to get out to harvest or plant during the non-raining intervals keep your feet … Read more

Eupora set to open league baseball play Friday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Ten days after opening the season with an 11-0 win over Houlka, the Eagles of Eupora High School finally returned to the diamond when they were set to visit French Camp Academy.

Due to … Read more

Major bills get votes on House floor

House members faced another major deadline this past week as we continued to address Senate bills on the House floor. By Wednesday, the House was required to address all general, nonrevenue bills received from the Senate. If a Senate bill … Read more

Back to the beginning: God spoke, acted

By Bro. J.B. Rowe

Genesis 1:1-3: “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face o the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon … Read more

General pruning guidelines given for ornamental plants

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists

Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

Have a good reason before pruning any ornamental plant. Having a new power tool is really not a good reason.

The most important aspect … Read more

Lady Wolverines set to open defense of softball crown

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times


After weeks of waiting and waiting, the two-time defending MHSAA Class 2A Fast-Pitch Softball State Champion Lady Wolverines of East Webster are set to get their season under way this week.

The good … Read more