Category: News

Fire destroys Draine Road home

From Staff Reports A family escaped without injury from a fire that consumed their home early Sunday morning. Eupora and Walthall fire departments were dispatched at 3:08 a.m. Sunday to the fire at 508 Draine Road, which is on the…

The Enterprise board receives training

By Lara Bowman Executive Director The Enterprise of Mississippi Millie Callaway with Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development led a board discussion among The Enterprise board members on June 15. Callaway discussed with board members their roles and responsibilities as a board member…

Want People to Think You’re Crazy? Try Eating a Bug

By Roger Alford   A teacher asked her class how to prevent diseases caused by biting insects. “Don’t bite any,” came one little boy’s response. The last thing most folks would ever do is bite an insect, but there are…

MAC specialist discusses services

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Mississippi Access to Care is a “one-stop shop” that helps people secure needed services or benefits, according to a representative of the agency. MAC Specialist Amanda Sheffield, on Monday, presented the Webster County…

911 calls

July 10 8:12 a.m., medical, Hwy. 182 West; EMS responds. 9:19 a.m., MVA, Holland Crossing; EMS, Mathiston FD, Webster SO, MHP respond. 10:24 a.m., dispute with child, East Roane Avenue; Eupora PD responds. 11:16 a.m., alarm, East Old Hwy. 82;…

Education Notes

HCC District Dog Lunch in Eupora The Holmes Alumni Association is having District Dog Lunches in the nine counties supporting Holmes Community College. The lunches have been organized to help alumni network and socialize with other alumni in the area.…

Mathiston mayor, board sworn in

For the Progress-Times   Justice Court Judge Jerry Jones swore in the town of Mathiston’s mayor and Board of Aldermen for the next four years on July 6. “We are optimistic about the next four years and we are excited…

Federal suit filed against Epps, GTL

From Press Reports   A class action lawsuit was filed in federal court in Jackson on July 13 on behalf of thousands of individuals incarcerated in Mississippi jails and their families and friends against Global Tel Link Corp., a Virginia-based…

Church News

West Eupora Church of God Enjoy a free movie, food and air conditioning at West Eupora Church of God at 6 p.m. today. Check its Facebook page for more information. New Pleasant Spring M.B. New Pleasant Spring M.B. Church in…

Correction

Little Miss Choctaw County Harper Lynn Weeks is the daughter of Micheal and Brittney Weeks. Their names should have been included in the July 12 article “Local girl to compete in pageant.” Harper is competing in the Little Miss and…