911 Calls

May 9

11:04 a.m., 911 hang-up, Airport Road; Webster SO responds. 2:53 p.m., MVA, Hwy. 9/182 intersection; Eupora PD responds. 2:54 p.m., second report for MVA. 2:58 p.m., complaint, South Street; Mathiston PD responds. 5:35 p.m., Choctaw County; transferred to … Read more

Martin celebrates 50th year with bank

Reception Friday at Regions Bank

From Press Reports

Regions Bank is pleased to announce that Bonita Martin, vice president in Eupora, will celebrate her 50th year with the bank this month.

Martin joined the bank on May 30, 1966, and … Read more

Board acts on 16th Section measures

From Staff Reports

Sixteenth Section bids were among matters handled during a previous meeting of Webster County School Board.

The board voted April 18 to advertise to take bids on three 16th Section hunting and fishing leases that are currently … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

By Don Vaughan

Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary

My friend Dr. Tom Jenkins, the minister of music at First Baptist Church of Starkville, has asked me to sing a couple of secular songs and a gospel song … Read more

Investigation of Mathiston marshal ongoing

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

An investigation into circumstances surrounding the suspension of Mathiston’s police chief, who also serves as the elected town marshal, is continuing.

Mathiston’s Board of Aldermen suspended Shane Box without pay from the chief’s position … Read more

Car crash seriously injures 2 men

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times Two men were seriously injured last week when their car left a county road near Eupora, hit a tree and flipped repeatedly.

The accident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Friday in the area of 1110 … Read more

91% pass reading test in district

From Press & Staff Reports

School- and district-level passing rates for the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment are now available to the public.

Statewide, 87 percent of third-graders achieved a passing score. Students need to score at least 926 on … Read more

Bible Drillers

Bible Drill participants from First Baptist Church of Eupora include Taylor South, Micah Gray, Parker Blaylock, Rachel Gray and Greer Blaylock. Micah and Parker have each participated in Bible Drills for nine years.BibleDrillers05-04Read more