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911 Calls – 11/19/2014

Nov. 10
11:04 a.m., medical, Old Cumberland Road; EMS, Clarkson FD respond.
2 p.m., fire alarm, Gwenn Ray Drive; Eupora FD responds.
3:13 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 15 South, Ackerman; EMS responds per MedStat request.
3:24 p.m., medical, MLK Jr. Drive; … Read more

‘Christmas with the Arts’ city parade theme

From Staff Reports

“Christmas with the Arts” is the theme of the 2014 Eupora Christmas Parade, which will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 6. Former Mayor Pete Fortner will serve as grand marshal.

Parade entries should be at the lineup … Read more

School Board denies lease request

From Staff Reports

Webster County School District board members denied a residential lease request at a previous meeting, records show.

Cornelius O’Briant appeared before the board Nov. 3 to request permission to lease 16th Section property.

Superintendent of Education Jack … Read more

Holmes men and women both 4-1

From combined reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldogs went to 4-1 on the season with a 61-57 home win over the Lady Jaguars of Southern University-Shreveport on Saturday.

Aja Williams and Minyone Hill each had 12 points while Taylor … Read more

EW, Eupora tip of girls basketball season with wins

By Austin Bishop
The Webster Progress Times

While the basketball season has been somewhat delayed due to the MHSAA Class 2A State Football Playoffs, both the East Webster and Eupora girls have managed to pick up a win on the … Read more

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