Category: News

Arrests

June 5 Jessica H. Green, DOB 12-19-70, WF; WSO 6: contempt of court. Steven Pittman, DOB 09-27-67, BM; WSO 6: domestic violence/simple assault. June 6 Colin White, DOB 03-03-72, WM; Eupora 11 and 8: contempt of court, possession of paraphernalia,…

EWHS

East Webster High School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks: A Honor Roll Rachel Marie Adams, Rodney L. Allen, Emma Michelle, Andrews, Janey Aron, Jessica Aron, Ali Berry Azlin, Caryn Alexis Baddley, Rebecca Grace Bell, Melony…

Seaborn remembered as hero at service

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   Bill Seaborn was remembered Memorial Day weekend as a hero whose service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. The tributes came during a monument dedication and memorial service May 27 at his gravesite…

Rotary speaker

RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF Jackie Nason of Kindred Hospice was guest speaker at the May 23 meeting of the Eupora Rotary Club. Welcoming her is program chairman Bert Parish. Nason discussed Kindred’s respite program and planning end-of-life care.

5 Generations

Gathered for a five-generation photo are (front) Spencer Lee Hart, (back) his grandmother, Tonya Byers Hollenhead of Mathiston; his great-grandmother, Joan Carpenter Byers of Mathiston; his great-great-grandmother, Linnie Rodgers Carpenter of Mathiston; and his mother, Paisley Hollenhead Hart of Inverness.

Local farm family donates to FFA chapter

From School Reports   The Webster County Career and Technology Center’s FFA chapter has been awarded a $2,000 donation from Webster County farm family Billy and Cala Tabb, owners of Old Walthall Farms. The donation was awarded as part of…

Ramsey speaks at EWHS graduation

From Staff Reports Marshall Ramsey gave the commencement speech at East Webster High School’s 2017 graduation on May 21. Ramsey is political cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger, and a radio and TV host for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. His great-great-grandfather, J.C. Eckles,…

Jackson named BIPEC Business Champion

From Press Reports   Sen. Gary Jackson (R-District 15) was named a BIPEC Business Champion for supporting pro-business legislation during a presentation on May 22 at the Capitol. Jackson, of French Camp, is chairman of the Senate Local and Private…

Piggly Wiggly Mathiston’s Business of the Month

From the Town of Mathiston Mathiston’s “Business of the Month” for June 2017 is Piggly Wiggly. Originally started by two brothers, co-owners John and Doug Gilliland, they had their grand opening on June 19, 1964, and this year celebrates 53…

EHS valedictorian, salutatorian

Khylar Cain was valedictorian and Drew Richardson was salutatorian of Eupora High School’s Class of 2017, which graduated May 21.