Category: News

Time Capsules Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago:

Dec. 25, 1941

Hawk and Bird with One Shot

Since County Agent Bob Hobson was transferred by the authorities to Iuka, this community for two years has suffered from a lack of “tall stories.” But this week Read more

Well-known Maben couple celebrates anniversary

By Terry Harpole

On Dec. 2, one of Maben’s well-known couples celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary.

Yes, Mr. and Mrs. Louis W. “Red” Williams have been married for seven years.

Mr. Red, born in the Clarkson community in Webster County, Read more

Jail Docket

Dec. 19

James A. McKinney, DOB 10-22-81, BM; Webster 9/Circuit Court: possession of cell phone in jail (hold for Clay County).

Roy Dwayne Ruis, DOB 12-29-89, WM; SO17/Circuit Court: motor vehicle theft (transferred back to Yalobusha County Dec. 20).

Sharon Read more

Calendar of Events

Friends of Webster

County Library

Friends of Webster County Library will meet Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. Bring a sack lunch and be a part of the Friends group to help the library and hear various speakers throughout the year. Read more

EFD shows appreciation to Ruth Odom

By Chief Mitch Jackson

Eupora FD

Eupora Fire Department and EFD Firefighter Capt. Michael Murphy were extremely happy to deliver Ruth Odom’s smoked Boston butt (from a fundraiser) personally.

Ruth has been without a doubt been one of EFD’s biggest Read more

Officials asked to address Maben road problems

By Dottie Dewberry

Mississippi 763 (Starkville-Maben Road) angles from U.S. 82 and merges with Maben-Bell Schoolhouse Road at the Maben Car Wash, which is directly across from Jamie’s Body Shop. At this point, it becomes malfunction junction. There are more Read more

Civil War battle Rotary topic

From Club Reports

Bill Lee,  guest speaker at the Nov. 22 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club, gave an overview of a Civil War battle fought in Franklin, Tennessee, on Nov. 20, 1864.

More Mississippians were lost in that battle Read more

NMMC-Eupora provides holiday tips for diabetics

From Press Reports

Holiday eating can be hard for someone who has diabetes. The holiday season is usually full of parties and food temptations. Tempting treats are everywhere and exercise plans are put on hold.

If you have diabetes, you Read more

911 Calls

Dec. 19

2:13 p.m., trespassing, Clarkson Road; Webster SO, Wildlife and Fisheries respond.

3:50 p.m., medical, Medical Plaza; EMS responds.

4:20 p.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS responds.

4:37 p.m., medical, Adams Avenue; EMS responds.

4:54 p.m., medical, Blackwell Road; EMS, Read more

EPD Report

The Eupora Police Department investigated these charges during November:

Speeding, nine; suspend driver’s license, four; no proof of liability insurance, one; expired tag, one; improper equipment-driving with no headlights, one; disregard for traffic device, one; failure to yield right-of-way, one; Read more