Category: News

Program distributes funds to crime victims

From Press Reports

Attorney General Jim Hood announced Aug. 10 that innocent victims of violent crime in Mississippi received more than $3.7 million in essential financial assistance in fiscal 2016 to help pay for medical treatment and other expenses.

The … Read more

Opinions should vary in order to make the world better

With the presidential election upcoming, many people have taken to providing their opinions about the candidates as well as giving opinions on the world in general.

Personally, I think that a diversity of opinions is one of the great things … Read more



Hayden Dakota Stoker

Hayden Dakota Stoker Richard and Teri Stoker of Stewart announce the birth of a son, Hayden Dakota Stoker. Hayden arrived July 18, 2016, at 9:44 p.m. at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. He weighed 7 pounds, … Read more

Neighbors seek dangerous dog law in county

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Two Cadaretta neighbors want to see a leash law for dangerous dogs in Webster County after attacks on family pets by pit bulls, including one fatal mauling.

Jane Worthy and Candace Bingham say they … Read more

Pittman joins Bank of Kilmichael board



From Press Reports

Rodney K. Mortimer, chairman of the board at the Bank of Kilmichael, along with its board of directors, is pleased to announce that Alfred D. Pittman has been appointed as a new director for the bank.… Read more

Sports briefs

Ole Miss Hoops
to host Baylor
Jan. 28 at 5 p.m.

OXFORD — Ole Miss’ SEC/Big 12 Challenge presented by Sonic matchup against the Baylor Bears Jan. 28 will be televised on ESPN2 at 5 p.m., the Southeastern Conference office … Read more

Local graduates from Johns Hopkins University

From press reports



Eupora native Daulton Newman graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore on May 18.

He earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in public health studies. Newman was named to the Dean’s … Read more

Police appreciation


Regions Bank recently brought cookies and sausage balls to the Eupora Police Department in appreciation.

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Kilgore marks 50 years with NTEPA

From Press Reports

Norma Kilgore, general manager of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association celebrated a milestone that not many accomplish, especially with one company.
She reached 50 years of employment with Natchez Trace EPA on June 16 of this year. … Read more

Gift enhances worship at Mathiston UMC  

By Gwen Sisson

It was a “gracious gift” that will enhance the worship experience for members of Mathiston United Methodist Church for years to come.

The late Mary Edith Gore Hancock loved her church and upon her death, left money … Read more