Category: News

Plant perennial herbs in permanent location

By Lelia Kelly and David Nagel
Extension Horticulture Specialists
Distributed by Lisa Stewart, Webster County Director

It is safe to set out transplants of basil in all parts of the state now. Basil is particularly sensitive to cold and will … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 05/20/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

Try my table technique of learning advanced words that you want in your vocabulary. In Microsoft Word click Table, then Insert Table. You’ll need four columns and 21 rows to … Read more

Time Capsules – 05/20/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: May 23, 1940

Young Man Faces Robbery Charges
The preliminary trial of a man, accused of robbery with firearms, was held in the mayor’s office here Monday with Justice Crowley … Read more

Obituaries – 05/20/15

Tillie B. Bowman
May 11, 2015
Services for Tillie Bailey Bowman, 77, of Carthage were May 14, 2015, at Wilcox Funeral Home in Carthage with the Revs. Perry McCall and Dan Gilchrist officiating. Burial was in Carthage Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. … Read more

Letters to the editor – 05/20/15

A big thank you

I would like to take a moment to thank some very special people who worked extremely hard to make the 125th birthday of Eupora’s incorporation a success.

Alderman Hugh Gibson deserves much of the thanks and … Read more

Calendar of Events – 05/20/15

EHS Band events
The Eupora High School Band will present these upcoming events, with all proceeds benefiting the band:
• May 21 — Jazz Band concert at BLY Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. Admission is $5.… Read more

E911 Calls – 05/20/15

May 11
12:53 p.m., domestic, Scott Avenue; Mathiston PD responds.
2:10 p.m., grass fire assist, Hwy. 15, Chickasaw County; Mantee FD responds.
2:39 p.m., medical, Tank Hill Road; EMS responds.
9:40 p.m., disturbance, Thinnes Drive; Webster SO responds.
11:25 p.m., … Read more

Some nicknames actually fit quite nicely

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Obviously, I carry the moniker Old Sports Dude for a reason.

As I was covering the press conference for the upcoming MHSAA State Baseball Championships Monday morning in Pearl I had several revelations. Each … Read more

Search on for new EES principal

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School Board is searching for a new principal at Eupora Elementary School.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar presented a resignation letter to the board on May 4 from EES Principal Trey Rolison, who has … Read more

Basketball tournament to benefit EHS teams

From Staff Reports

The North Sip Ruff Ryders are sponsoring a semi-pro basketball tournament May 30 at the Eupora Elementary School gym.

Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the tournament at 11 a.m. The registration fee is $50 per team. … Read more