Category: News

Time moves on until God accomplishes purpose

By Bro. J.B. Rowe


Time moves on, it will not stop until God accomplishes His purpose. Scriptures says in 2 Timothy 3:1-7 (KJV)

1This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

2For men shall be … Read more

Don’t let opinions ruin holiday peace at family gatherings

By Linda Breazeale

MSU Extension Service


On the heels of a heated political season, make family peace a priority during the upcoming holidays.

Alisha Hardman, an assistant professor in the Mississippi State University School of Human Sciences, said holidays … Read more

‘United We Feed’ 3-week food drive underway

The “United We Feed” 3-week food drive sponsored by the United Way of North Mississippi is in its last week. If you were planning to donate and for some reasons thought, it was too late. I have news for you. … Read more

911 Calls

Nov. 7

7:49 a.m., medical, Clark Avenue; EMS responds.

2:25 p.m., medical aid, Blythe Creek Road; Mathiston FD responds.

5:13 p.m., medical, Shaw Road; EMS responds.

5;15 p.m., medical, West Roane Avenue; EMS responds.

6:52 p.m., medical, East Walnut; EMS … Read more

Postal Service announces Holiday 2016 mailing deadlines

From press reports


The U.S. Postal Service announced the 2016 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations as customers begin to prepare for the busy shopping and shipping season. Customers are encouraged to ship early.

To … Read more

Pumpkin decorating contest winners

From School Reports


First-grade students at Eupora Elementary School competed in a pumpkin decorating contest. Their school peers voted on their favorite.

These were the winners from each class:

  • Teacher Susan Newton — Callie Gammel
  • Teacher Tamela West —
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Seger looks for improvement in Wolverines in year two

By Rocky Higginbotham

Webster Progress Times


The East Webster boys’ basketball team improved its win total last season despite a roster featuring only one senior.

The Wolverines are still a young team, but second-year head coach Michael Seger is … Read more

Complaint addresses burned-out buildings

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


City leaders have authorized that steps be taken to enforce Eupora’s blight prevention ordinance regarding burned-out properties downtown.

Michael and Angela Chandler, owners of Consumer Credit Inc., expressed concerns about the condition of … Read more

Bass club kicks off tournament season

By Ricky Young


Tri-County Bass Club


As president of the Tri-County Bass Club, I would like to thank all the other club members: Phillip Hardin (vice president), Tish Hardin (secretary/treasurer), Cathey Young (secretary/treasurer), Joey Anderson, Preston Hardin, Cody … Read more

‘Our Country’: Those who sacrificed are smiling

“O beautiful for patriot dream

That sees beyond the years

Thine alabaster cities gleam

Undimmed by human tears.

America! America!

God shed His grace on thee,

And crown thy good with brotherhood

From sea to shining sea.”


By Michael … Read more