News

Holmes’ Kassey Ard delivers no hitter for Lady Bulldogs

From school reports

Holmes Community College freshman pitcher Kassey Ard was one play from having a perfect game here at Mississippi Valley State University last Tuesday against Mississippi Delta Community College. Ard threw a no-hitter in five innings but an … Read more

Relay features Mardi Gras Parade

From Press Reports

Eupora 20th Century is sponsoring the Mardi Gras Parade of Floats to kick off Webster County Relay for Life 2015.

The parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday on the track at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora. It is … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/22/15

April 13
William D. Oakman, DOB 03-15-90, WM; Eupora 7: suspended driver’s license.
Anthony Rushing, DOB 12-28-75, WM; Webster 4: public drunk.… Read more

E911 Calls – 04/22/15

April 13
2:27 p.m., medical, Long Branch Road; EMS, Eupora EMRs respond.
4:55 p.m. medical, Hwy. 9; EMS responds.
6:47 p.m., 911 hang-up call, Naron Avenue; Eupora PD responds.
6:57 p.m., dog complaint, Creswell Road.
11:03 p.m., suspicious vehicle, South … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/22/15

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
Junior College Baseball
3 p.m. — Holmes at Itawamba (DH)
3 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at East Central (DH)
4 p.m. — Northwest Mississippi at EMCC (DH)
College Baseball
6:30 p.m. — Memphis at Ole Miss… Read more

Mathiston man detained on warrant from Ackerman

From Press Reports

On April 10, officers from the Starkville Police Department conducted a traffic stop that resulted in one felony drug arrest and two misdemeanor drug arrests.

A car driven by Thomas D. Green, 32, of Mathiston was stopped … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 04/22/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

I recently encountered what I call vocabulary building homophones, advanced words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings.

Typically homophones have only a one-letter difference, and this can be … Read more

National Champion EMCC to host three summer football camps

From school reports

Three-time NJCAA Champion East Mississippi Community College is scheduled to conduct three separate summer football camps during the month of June on the Scooba campus.

Having claimed three NJCAA National Championships over the past four seasons, the … Read more

Time Capsules – 04/22/15

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: April 25, 1940

Aircraft Warning in Webster County
Capt. Thomas W. Mumford of the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, was in Webster County on Monday completing plans for establishing an … Read more

Lady Eagles expected to open playoffs Thursday

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The Lady Eagles began this week’s play hoping to keep the playoffs in the windshield and bad weather in the rearview mirror.

“There has just been so much rain that it has hurt us,” … Read more